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Let's have a 30-minute chat. We'll ask about your goals, answer your questions, and determine next steps.

 

WHAT CAN WE DO TOGETHER?


CO-DESIGN RIGOROUS DATA COLLECTION STRATEGIES THAT HONOR ALL VOICES

CLARIFY RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PROGRAM ACTIVITIES AND OUTCOMES

MAKE DATA EASY TO UNDERSTAND AND USE


TELL STORIES ABOUT YOUR PROGRAM USING DATA


AMPLIFY COMMUNITY VOICES WITH PARTICIPATORY METHODS, SUCH AS SELF-DOCUMENTATION, ETHNOGRAPHIC INTERVIEWS, AND DATA PARTIES

WRITE GRANT PROPOSALS BASED ON RECENT RESEARCH THAT ILLUSTRATE BEST PRACTICES FOR EVALUATING YOUR THEORY OF CHANGE


ENGAGE A VARIETY OF STAKEHOLDERS IN DATA ANALYSIS, USING ACCESSIBLE, VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS AND FACILITATED DISCUSSION

USE EVIDENCE TO IDENTIFY SUCCESSES AND OPPORTUNITIES, THEN DETERMINE PROGRAMMATIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND DIRECTIONS


EMBED EVALUATION SEAMLESSLY INTO EXISTING EVERYDAY PROGRAM ACTIVITIES


DEEPEN PARTNERSHIPS, BUILD TRUST, AND ENGAGE YOUR COMMUNITY IN INFORMED DECISION-MAKING


DEVELOP OR REVISE EVALUATION PLANS THAT ARE MANAGEABLE, ENGAGING, AND USEFUL


DEVELOP A LEARNING AGENDA TO SUPPORT A CULTURE OF LEARNING ACROSS YOUR ORGANIZATION

 

OUR DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Aspect Research + Evaluation partners with organizations that aim to provide more equitable educational settings and experiences. Our work draws on five key design principles for describing program outcomes and informing future design decisions.

 
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CONTENT EXPERTISE

Equity in STEM education 

Informal settings

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Environmental + sustainability education

Teacher professional development

Community programs 

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PARTNERSHIP AND CO-DESIGN

Actively involving stakeholders in evaluation design and decision-making.

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DESIGN-BASED RESEARCH

Blending empirical educational research with design of learning environments.

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PARTICIPATORY AND CULTURALLY-RELEVANT APPROACHES

Recognizing the assets and strengths that all people bring.

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SOCIOCULTURAL THEORIES OF LEARNING

Understanding learning as interactions between individuals and the cultures in which they live.


 
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