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Last month, Anne, Becky, and Julie presented at the North American Quitline Consortium’s (NAQC) conference in Atlanta, GA. The conference was a great opportunity for the quitline community to come together to discuss the future of quitlines and hot topics, such as electronic nicotine device systems (ENDS), e-referrals, and the quitline’s role in treating tobacco [...]

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Written by Becky Lien Most tobacco quitline managers in the U.S. and Canada conduct evaluations that include outcome studies, yet many struggle to achieve adequate survey response rates. Low survey response rates can result in biased quit rates, which is a super important measure for measuring the success of a quitline. No worries though, because [...]

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Harlan Luxenberg recently coauthored a White Paper that assesses the status of bullying in the United States with Sue Limber of Clemson University and Dan Olweus of the University of Bergen, Norway. The paper analyzed a sample of 20,000 Olweus Bullying Questionnaires that were administered to 300,000 students in grades 3-12 during the 2012 school [...]

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PDA Senior Evaluator Lija Greenseid co-authored one of the four most-cited American Journal of Evaluation (AJE) articles of 2011! Titled Research on Evaluation Use: A Review of the Empirical Literature from 1986 to 2005, the article is a literature review of 41 empirical studies of evaluations conducted between 1986 and 2005. Dr. Greenseid and colleagues [...]

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Lija Greenseid, Michael Luxenberg, and Matthew Christenson are co-authors with colleagues at ClearWay MinnesotaSM and the University of Minnesota on a new peer-reviewed journal article. The article is entitled, “The relation between media promotions and service volume for a statewide tobacco quitline and a web-based cessation program.” The article examines the impact of anti-tobacco media campaigns [...]

PDA Senior Evaluator, Dr. Lija Greenseid, has just had an article published in the current edition of the American Journal of Evaluation. The article, “Using Citation Analysis Methods to Assess the Influence of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Evaluations,” draws from Lija’s doctoral dissertation research at the University of Minnesota. The article describes a [...]