Below are articles and other resources I came across through my work as a program evaluator, professor, and psychologist. The digests I share mostly relate to evaluation, psychology, health, and education. I also usually include a quote, book, and/or an event that may interest you. RESEARCH/ EVALUATION Density- From Data [...]
Below are articles and other resources I came across through my work as a program evaluator, professor, and psychologist. The digests I share mostly relate to evaluation, psychology, health, and education, and include a quote or two. MENTAL HEALTH Exercise as a Treatment for Depression (Rhonda Patrick) "...the feel-good effects of [...]
I was backpacking with my son in Yosemite National Park during the summer. We were making our way up to El Capitan from the west and John Coltrane’s take of Rogers and Hammerstein’s My Favorite Things was echoing in my head. I was thinking about the things I enjoy most and [...]
The American Evaluation Association national conference in Washington D.C. was a great time to catch up with other evaluators, find out what is going on in our and related fields, and reflect on my research and evaluation work. Don’t worry, I wasn't involved in any incidents requiring an emergency [...]
Data Talks with James Pann, Episode 4 is with Sameet Kumar, Ph.D., a psychologist at the Memorial Cancer Institute, serving the patients of the Memorial Healthcare System in south Broward County. We focus on
Data Talks explores how people from a wide variety of disciplines use data to make professional and personal decisions. In this episode we talk with Mike Silver, who is principal of Baron Silver Stevens Financial Advisors
Data Talks podcast episode 2 is now ready for your listening pleasure. On Data Talks we explore how people from a wide variety of disciplines use data to make professional and personal decisions. This episode is with Robert Garelick, Executive Director
Welcome to the first Data Talks podcast episode! On Data Talks I interview people who work in a wide variety of disciplines to determine what kinds of data they use, or don’t use, to inform their decision-making and the actions they take in their professional
Many graduate and other students confuse the terms "clinical problem" and "research problem." It is understandable but they are not one and the same. There is an important distinction that has practical implications for people interested in engaging in research.
The American Evaluation Association national conference in Washington D.C. just wrapped up last week. It is the largest annual evaluation focused event with about 3,000 evaluators this year. It was an enlightening experience for me and left me wondering why I don't go every year.