Sheila B Robinson

Reflections of an everyday educator/program evaluator/professional developer…LEARNER

Writing/Presentations

Publications:

Deane-Williams, B., Nelms, S. & Robinson, S.B. (2015). Central Office Leaders Walk the Walk to Support Job-Embedded Professional Learning. Journal of Staff Development. (36)1.

Robinson, S.B. (2014). Using a grounded theory approach to evaluate professional development. SAGE Research Methods. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013509211.

Robinson, S. B., & Dimgba, M.G. (2014). District dives into data to improve feedback. Journal of Staff Development, 35(1), 59-62.

Robinson, S. B. (2013). The New York State reform agenda: Three lanes, one road. NYS ASCD Developments, 56(1), 4.

Robinson, S. B. (2011). Inside, outside, upside down: Challenges and opportunities that frame the future of a novice evaluator. New Directions for Evaluation,  2011(131), 65-75.

St. George, C. A., & Robinson, S. B. (2011). Making mentoring matter: Perspectives from veteran mentor teachers. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 78(1), 24-28.

Unpublished dissertation:

Kohn, Sheila B. (2007). Sowing the Seeds of Change: An Evaluation of the Inquiry Institute: A Professional Development Institute for Mathematics Educators. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Warner School of Education, University of Rochester.

Guest Posts:

May 11, 2016 6 Fab Formatting Tips for Surveys (Evergreen Data Blog)

July 15, 2013 Seven Simple Strategies to Engage Any Audience (Presentation Magazine)

(Selected) Guest posts on AEA365 Tip-A-Day By and For Evaluators:

April 12, 2014 Sheila B. Robinson on Delightful Diagrams from Design Diva Duarte

February 8, 2014 Sheila B. Robinson on the Olympics – Visualized!

February 1, 2014 Sheila B. Robinson on Being an “Iconic” Presenter! 😉

January 11, 2014 Sheila B. Robinson in Fulfilling Your New Years Resolution (if it’s Upping Your Evaluation Game, That is) 

December, 22, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on Great Gifs for Evaluators 

November 30, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on Theory of Change vs Logic Model – A LinkedIn Discussion

October 26, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on #eval13 – Learning from Post-Conference Reflections

September 28, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on Joining the aea365 Author Community

August 31, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on “Ancora Imparo Valutazione” (I am still learning evaluation)!

April 14, 2013 Sheila B. Robinson on Evaluation Planning and Getting in (Evaluation) Shape for Summer

January 9, 2013 Bloggers Series: Sheila B. Robinson on Evaluspheric Perceptions

October 26, 2012 Sheila Robinson Kohn on Igniting the Morning!

August 23, 2012 PD CoP Week: Marguerite Dimgba and Sheila Robinson Kohn on Evaluating Professional Development: Guskey Level 4 – Participant’s Use Of New Knowledge And Skills

May 6, 2012 EDEval Week: Sheila Robinson Kohn on IES – Institute of Education Sciences

Jan 16, 2012 Sheila Robinson Kohn and Kankana Mukhopadhyay on Student Perspectives on Reading AEA365

May 3, 2011 EdEval Week: Sheila Kohn and Chad Green on Cognitive Coaching

June 14, 2010 Sheila Kohn on Using the AEA365 Blog as a Teaching Tool

(Selected) Conference Presentations & Invited Talks:

Robinson, S.B. (2017). Crafting quality questions: The art and science of survey question design. Course presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Summer Evaluation Institute. Atlanta, GA.

Robinson, S.B. (2016). Creating a culture of evaluation. Keynote speech. New York State Teacher Centers Spring Symposium. Albany, NY.

Robinson, S.B. (2016). Framing the big picture: Outcomes, questions, and evaluation tools for effective professional learning evaluation. Workshop presented at New York State Teacher Centers Spring Symposium. Albany, NY.

Robinson, S.B. (2015). Audience engagement strategies for potent presentations. Pre-conference professional development workshop presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Chicago, IL.

Robinson, S.B. & Leonard, K.F. (2015). Crafting quality questions: The art and science of survey question design. Skill-building workshop presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Chicago, IL.

Robinson, S.B. (2015). Data visualization: Strategies for clearly communicating educational data. Closing Address, Western NY Assessment Consortium (WNYAC), The College at Brockport, Brockport, NY.

Robinson, S.B. & Dimgba, M(2015). Data visualization: Clearly communicating your professional learning data. Course presented at New York State Teacher Centers Spring Symposium. Albany, NY.

Robinson, S.B. & Leonard, K.F. (2014). It’s all in how you ask: The nuances of survey question design. Skill-building workshop presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Denver, CO.

Robinson, S.B. (2013). Professional development evaluation: Framing data-driven dialogue with evaluative thinking. Ignite session presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Washington, DC.

Robinson, S.B. (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). It’s not the plan, it’s the planning: Strategies for evaluation plans and planning. Course presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Summer Evaluation Institute. Atlanta, GA.

Robinson, S.B. (2013). Data driven dialogue: Framing the conversation with evaluative thinking. Keynote speech. New York State Teacher Centers Spring Symposium. Albany, NY.

Robinson Kohn, S.B. & Dimgba, M. (2012). Diving into data: A collaborative inquiry approach to evaluating professional development. Ignite session presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Minneapolis, MN.

Robinson Kohn, S.B. & Mukhopadhyay, K. (2011). Valuing evaluation through new media literacy: Using AEA365 blog to prepare next generation evaluators. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Anaheim, CA.

Kohn, S.B. & Mukhopadhyay, K. (2010). Teaching Program Evaluation with Quality in Mind: Challenges Faced and Lessons Learned in Preparing Next Generation Evaluators. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA), San Antonio, TX.

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