New York State Literary Technical Assistance Program

CATEGORY: Evaluation

In this Tip Sheet, Robert Baron summarizes his discussion with Kathleen Masterson, NYSCA Literature Program Director, on the New York Folk Arts Roundtable and how the literary field can benefit from their example use of self and peer assessment, from Facing Pages: A Statewide Literary Convening, June 3, 2005. Robert Baron has served as the Folk Arts Program Director at NYSCA since its establishment in 1985. He was also Folklore Administrator of the National Endowment for the Humanities while on leave from NYSCA (2000-20001); the Director of NYSCA's Museum Program (1996-2000) and a museum educator at The Brooklyn Museum from 1977-79. Baron is a Non-Resident Fellow in the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He served as President of the Middle Atlantic Folklife Association. In 2002, Baron received the Benjamin A. Botkin Award for Outstanding Achievment in Public Folklore from the American Folklore Society, and in 2005 he was a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Finland. His publications include Public Folklore, ed. with Nicholas R. Spitzer (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992).

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A Model Roundtable

https://managementhelp.org/evaluation/program-evaluation-guide.htm#anchor1581634

Risk taking and boundary breaking are both essential to the creative process. Therefore, it’s safe to say that all live performance involves some risk on the part of the presenter. This checklist offers indicators that will help you in planning.

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http://www.littap.org/resources/4.4.1.LivePerformanceRisk.pdf

http://www.pointk.org/client_docs/File/logic_model_workbook.pdf

Professional writers and educators share their techniques for teaching imaginative writing and review books on writing pedagogy and related subjects. Please visit the Teachers & Writers website to learn more and to view this month’s current lesson plan and featured writer. Kristin Prevallet is the author of Perturbation, My Sister (a study of Max Ernst’s Hundred Headless Woman) which was published by First Intensity Press. Her most recent chapbook is Selections from The Parasite Poems, published by Barque Press. Some of The Parasite Poems can be seen in the Poets & Poems section of the Poetry Project web site. She has edited a selection of ballads and collages by the poet Helen Adam. She is the co-editor, with Tonya Foster, of Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art, from Teachers & Writers Collaborative Press.

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http://www.littap.org/resources/WOTKristenPrevalet.pdf

http://sectorsource.ca/sites/default/files/resources/files/projectguide_final.pdf