Learning through a Community of Practice:How Eight Evaluators are ImprovingEvaluation Practiceat Toronto Public Healthat T...
ObjectivesThe presentation will:•Introduce the concept of communities ofpractice•Share insights•Share insights•Suggest tip...
What is a Community of Practice (CoP)?
Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
CoPE at TPH
Evaluation ApproachEvaluation Questions: How are we doing?How well are we meeting the needs ofmembers? What should we do d...
Benefits- Individual• Like-minded and committedcolleagues• Sharing of resources• Learning opportunities
Benefits- Organizational• Build awareness of and contribute toexisting resources• Strengthen rigor and quality ofevaluatio...
Barriers - Individual
Barriers - Organizational
Energizing Evaluation Practice
Suggestions for Others
Thank You
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Evaluating through a Community of Practice: How 8 Evaluators are Improving Practice

273 views
244 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
273
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Evaluating through a Community of Practice: How 8 Evaluators are Improving Practice

  1. 1. Learning through a Community of Practice:How Eight Evaluators are ImprovingEvaluation Practiceat Toronto Public Healthat Toronto Public Health2013 Canadian Evaluation Society ConferenceCaroline Murphy, Margaret Gassanov, Laura OxenhamJune 11, 2013
  2. 2. ObjectivesThe presentation will:•Introduce the concept of communities ofpractice•Share insights•Share insights•Suggest tips for others
  3. 3. What is a Community of Practice (CoP)?
  4. 4. Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
  5. 5. Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
  6. 6. Typical CoP FunctionsAdapted fromhttp://www.ewenger.com/theory/
  7. 7. CoPE at TPH
  8. 8. Evaluation ApproachEvaluation Questions: How are we doing?How well are we meeting the needs ofmembers? What should we do differently?Developmental Approach:•Focus group•Member checking•Group decision-making
  9. 9. Benefits- Individual• Like-minded and committedcolleagues• Sharing of resources• Learning opportunities
  10. 10. Benefits- Organizational• Build awareness of and contribute toexisting resources• Strengthen rigor and quality ofevaluation• Presents potential to improveorganizational effectiveness
  11. 11. Barriers - Individual
  12. 12. Barriers - Organizational
  13. 13. Energizing Evaluation Practice
  14. 14. Suggestions for Others
  15. 15. Thank You

×