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The Teaching Team
Module 4 Introduction
Lesson 1: What is Monitoring & Evaluation?
Indigenous Communities & M&E
History of M&E
Different Uses of M&E
Key Performance Indicators
KPIs for Sustainable Communities
Guiding Principles for M&E
Why do we Need M&E for Building Sustainable Communities?
Lesson 2: The Spectrum of M&E Approaches
Spectrum of Approaches
Conventional vs. Participatory M&E
Key Characteristics of Conventional M&E
Conventional M&E Project Cycle
Benefits and Challenges of Conventional M&E
Conventional M&E in action
Key Characteristics of Participatory M&E
Participatory M&E Project Cycle
Benefits and Challenges of Participatory M&E
Participatory M&E in Action
Which M&E Approach is Better?
M&E Involving Indigenous Communities
Indigenous Led M&E Projects
Indigenous led M&E Projects: SmartICE
Lesson 3: Citizen Science as a Mechanism for Building Sustainable Communities
Citizen Science Across M&E Approaches
Why Use Citizen Science?
Citizen Science in Action
Is Citizen Science Reliable?
Citizen Science Applications
Lesson 4: Benefits, Challenges, and Key Tensions of M&E
Common Benefits and Challenges
Key Tensions Surrounding M&E
Why do we Need M&E?
Module 4 Reflection and Assessment
Module 4 Learning Check
Module 4 Key Takeaways
Resources for Further Learning
Module 4 Assessment
Module 4 Reflection
Building Sustainable Communities: Monitoring and Evaluation by Ryan Plummer; Amanda Smits; Samantha Witkowski; Bridget McGlynn; Derek Armitage; Ella-Kari Muhl; and Jodi Johnston is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.