Joint Columbia University/ESP Evaluation Seminar
Instructors from Teacher’s College–Columbia University and Education Support Program staff members conducted two consecutive seminars, one in Moscow and one in New York City. The Columbia University and OSI partnership involves a distance learning course structured around evaluations of OSI education projects. Supported by national foundations, evaluations are undertaken in various countries of the region by a combined team from Columbia University, Soros foundations, and local partner institutions. Foundations from seven countries (Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Slovenia, and Ukraine) participate in the program.
Both seminars focused on analyzing data obtained during recent field research. Foundation staff members and lecturers from partner universities in the region participated in the Moscow seminar (April 4–6, 2003). The New York seminar (April 11 12, 2003) was organized for Columbia University counterparts.
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