(30) Original Instructions: Utilizing Indigenous Knowledge to Transform Evaluation Practice

Session Number: 30
Track: Professional Development Workshops
Session Type: Professional Development Workshops
Workshop Lead Presenter: Fiona Cram [Director - Katoa Ltd, Aotearoa New Zealand]
Other Workshop Presenter 2: Nicole R Bowman, Ph.D. [President - Bowman Performance Consulting]
Time: Nov 08, 2017 (08:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Room: McKinley

Theme: My presentation doesn't specifically relate to the theme
Audience Level: All Audiences
Learning Outcomes (PD Workshops): 1. Identify the principles and values of culturally responsive Indigenous evaluation (CRIE).
2. Explain the complexities of Indigenous circumstances and contexts along with the need for CRIE for Indigenous services and programmes.
3. Describe the applications and limitations of CRIE within Indigenous communities and organizations.
4. Apply culturally responsive strategies to the selection and mixing of methods for CRIE.
5. Prepare protocols for the design and use of culturally responsive Indigenous evaluation through case studies and real world applications of CRIE.


Session Abstract (150 words): 

This workshop focuses on the culturally responsive evaluation of services and programs provided for and/or designed by Indigenous peoples. Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation (CRIE) is an emerging evaluation model that is flexible and has been implemented in multiple Indigenous contexts. Using case studies and interactive group activities, this workshop will provide the theoretical, methodological, and practical applications of CRIE being implemented in diverse contexts, for diverse projects, and with diverse Indigenous participants and organizations. The workshop is structured to answer three key questions in Indigenous Evaluation (IE):

  1. What are the foundations and critical components of CRIE?
  2. How can the developmental components of the CRIE model be applied generally to the current evaluation work you do?
  3. Where has the CRIE model been tested and what have we learned?