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Developmental Evaluation: Facilitating Social Innovation in Real-time, Canadian Evaluation Society - Ontario Chapter

Online and Toronto, Ontario
November 13 and 15-16, 2017

This advanced course will cover the fundamentals of Developmental Evaluation and its implementation, including the role and use of Theory of Change/Action.

  • Webinar: November 13, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • In-person: November 15 & 16, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Bond Place Hotel, 65 Dundas Street East, lunch and coffee breaks will be provided

The course is focused on how developmental evaluators track, document, and help interpret the nature and implications of innovations and adaptations as they unfold, and help extract lessons and insights from both processes and outcomes to inform the ongoing adaptive innovative process. (Patton, McKegg, & Wehipeihana, 2015)

Situational analysis and case studies will be used to authenticate the information being presented in order to equip evaluators with the practical application of DE within the complex, dynamic environments they may experience in their work.

Taught by Dr. Keiko Kuji-Shikatani, Dr. Wendy Rowe, and Megan Börner, this blended course will include a webinar on November 13 and in-person instruction on November 15 and 16. There will be an optional online follow-up session the week of November 20 to discuss DE implementation.

To register:

Registration deadline: November 5, 2017

More information: contact Kaitlyn at