Wed, Jul 21|
Lessons and Reflections from Incorporating Photovoice into Program Evaluation
This session will provide an overview of how photovoice is being used in an ongoing evaluation of a international higher education exchange program.
Time & Location
Jul 21, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
About the event
Photovoice is a participatory research methodology that invites evaluation participants to capture photos that show the world from their perspectives. This practice encourages participants to reflect, share, and learn about aspects of their lives they may not have considered through a camera lens. This session will provide an overview of how photovoice is being used in an ongoing evaluation of a international higher education exchange program. Topics will include the evaluator’s thought processes for selecting and planning this photography-based methodology and lessons learned from implementation. Audience members will be encouraged to consider how it might be used in their work.
Our Speaker, Shanna Kirgan is a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with the Research, Evaluation, and Learning team at the Institution of International Education (IIE). Her portfolio includes evaluations of the Fulbright Student Program, the Cargill Global Scholars Program, the Agricultural Transformation Initiative. She received her master’s degree in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to her role at IIE, she taught for two years in Turkey and three years in New York City.
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