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Consulting Start-up and Management:
A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers

by Gail V. Barrington (Sage, 2012)

A must-read for all consultants who are considering going out on their own or for those who want to fine-tune their current business practice.

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Grounding the 2018 AEA Evaluator Competencies in the Broader Context of Professionalization

Ayoo, S., Wilcox, Y., LaVelle, J. M., Podems, D., & Barrington, G. V. (2020). Grounding the2018 AEA Evaluator Competencies in the broader context of professionalization. In J. A.King (Ed.), The American Evaluation Association’s Program Evaluator Competencies.New Directions for Evaluation,2020, 13-30.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ev.20440

The Buffalo Jump: Lessons After the Fall

  • Barrington, G.V. (2018). “The Buffalo Jump: Lessons After the Fall.” Evaluation Failures. Hutchinson, K. (ed.) SAGE. pp. 15-21.

Entries on External Consultants & External Evaluation—The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation

  • Barrington, G.V. (2018.) Entries on “External Consultants,” and “External Evaluation.” The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation. Frey, B. (ed.) London, SAGE.

Case study site selection: Using an evidence-based approach in health care settings

  • Barrington, G., Shimoni, R., Legaspi, A. (2014.) “Case study site selection: Using an evidence-based approach in health care settings.” SAGE Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications Ltd. Online ISBN: 9781446273050.

View from the Credentialing Board: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Addressing the needs of diverse distributed students

Consulting Start-up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers

  • Barrington G.V. (2012.) Consulting Start-up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers. Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

The Lay of the Land: Evaluation Practice in Canada in 2009

  • Gauthier, B. Barrington, G.V., Bozzo, S. L., Chaytor, K., Dignard, A., Lahey, R., Malatest, R. McDavid, J. C., Mason, G., Mayne, J., Porteous, N.L., Roy, S. (2010.) The Lay of the Land: Evaluation Practice in Canada in 2009. The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1-49.

Logic Model Application: MD-PhD Studentship Program Evaluation

  • Barrington, G. V., Taylor, M. & Thornley, R. (2008) “Logic Model Application: MD-PhD Studentship Program Evaluation”. In Logic Model Handbook. Editors Cynthia Phillips and Lisa Wyatt Knowlton. Sage: Thousand Oaks.

No Rain Today—Commentary

  • Barrington, G.V. “No Rain Today—Commentary”. (2007.) Evaluation Ethics for Best Practice: Cases and Commentaries. Morris, M. (ed.). New York: Guilford.

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