Evidence-Based Decision Making
We are excited to have Dr. Jacqueline Singh – Executive Evaluation & Program Design Advisor at Qualitative Advantage, LLC. Dr. Singh’s areas of expertise are in program design, policy analysis, higher education research, and evaluation. She will lead us in exploring evidence-based decision making! During this interactive session we will explore key questions including: What does evidence-based decision making mean? What does it look like? How do we go about using it in our practice?
Topic: Evidence-Based Decision Making with Jacqueline Singh
Time: 10am – noon
Location: Lumina Foundation
Jacqueline H. Singh, MPP, Ph.D. is an Executive Evaluation & Program Design Advisor at Qualitative Advantage, LLC. She received her Ph.D. from The University of Pennsylvania in Higher Education and Masters of Public Policy (MPP) from Vanderbilt University. She consults with faculty and administrators in higher education settings, as well as non-profit organizations to build evaluation capacity and use evaluability assessment. Dr. Singh previously served as Director for the Office of Evaluation and Program Excellence (OEPE) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and collaborated with senior administrators, directors, program managers, and membership institutions to introduce evaluation. She developed a resource platform, introduced program analysis and evaluation concepts, as well as tools and approaches that build capacity and capabilities of personnel. As an Assessment Specialist at Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), Dr. Singh worked as an internal-external evaluator. She created analytical tools for programs, projects, and campus-wide initiatives. Her chapter on “Front-end Evaluation Planning for eLearning: A Practical Approach” was released this year (2018) in the new Springer publication Leading and Managing e-Learning: What the e-Learning Leader Needs to Know (Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations) by Anthony A. Piña and Victoria L. Lowell.