for student social entrepreneurship
Approaches[edit | edit source]
Discuss approaches in general.
Measuring Outputs[edit | edit source]
For the wiki (outputs of educators and students) see Indicators of progress with the portal and associated learning resources.
Prediction Market Concepts[edit | edit source]
One "idea" is to apply the concepts of prediction markets. Remember that for social entrepreneurship it will about predicting the size of the positive social impact. This might depend on economic viability ... though it might not.
How can this be done?
Appreciative Valuation[edit | edit source]
The philosophy and principles of Appreciative Inquiry (AI), seem particularly well suited to Social Entrepreneurship.
Why would that be?
How does one evaluate ideas, projects and/or initiatives in an appreciative paradigm?
Are there advantages and disadvantages of this approach?
Links to existing evaluation frameworks[edit | edit source]
Notes and Readings[edit | edit source]
- A Guide to Evaluating Asset-Based Community Development: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities
- Reframing Evaluation Through Appreciative Inquiry (book)
- EnCompass Publications List
- Jan Reed, Appreciative Inquiry: Research for Change. A Sage publication with a foreword by Sheila McNamee.
- A useful framework could be Table 24.2 in Evaluation Roots: tracing Theorists' Views and Influences. Edited by Marvin C. Alkin.
- Evaluation: New Ways of Working Together
- Impact Assessment of ICT4D Projects - check out the Compendium.
- Measuring social impact: the foundation of social return on investment (SROI) - Social Return on Investment (SROI) Primer, New Economics Forum.
See Also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Preskill, H. and Catsambas, T.T. (2006). Reframing Evaluation Through Appreciative Inquiry. Sage Publications, London.