Shulha, L. M., Poth, C. N., Searle, M., & Chalas, A. (in press, 2019). Stakeholders weigh in on collaborative approaches to evaluation. In J. A. Chouinard & I. Bourgeois (Eds.), Growing the knowledge base in evaluation: The contributions of J. Bradley Cousins. Information Age Publishing.
Chalas A. (2019). Painting a portrait of organizational evaluation capacity in the Canadian art museum sector (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
Searle, M., Merchant, S., Chalas, A., & Lam, C. (2017). A case study of the guiding principles for collaborative approaches to evaluation in a developmental evaluation context. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 31(3) [Special Issue], 350-373.
Chalas, A. (2016). Toward evaluating art museum education at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Canadian Review of Art Education: Research and Issues, 43(1) [Special Issue], 60–69.
Chalas, A. (2015). The architect, the museum and the school: Working together to incorporate
architecture and built environment education into the curriculum. Teaching Artist Journal, 13(2), 74-83.
Lam, C., Chalas, A., Searle, M., Shulha, L. M., Merchant, S., & Wearing, J. (2015). An evaluation of the Ontario technology and learning pilot. Evaluation report produced for the Ontario Ministry of Education, Toronto: ON.
Chalas, A. (2015). Meaningful participatory engagement techniques. GEM Case Studies, 15, 4-5.
Chalas, A. (2012). Museum-architect partnerships in learning: Summary of findings from the graphic map project. GEM Case Studies, 9, 6-7.
Selected Conference Presentations:
Chalas, A. (2019). Examining art museum educators’ program evaluation practices and capacities: A pan-Canadian study. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, April 5-9, Toronto, ON.
Chalas, A. (2018). Program evaluation practice and capacity in the Canadian art museum sector: Findings from a national study of museum practitioners. Paper presented at the Visitor Studies Association annual conference, July 19-21, Chicago, IL.
Chalas, A. (2017). Elaborating on a new evaluation capacity framework for use in the art museum sector. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association annual conference, November 6-11, Washington, DC.
Chalas, A. (2017). Examining program evaluation practice and capacity in museums: A new conceptual framework. Paper presented at the Visitor Studies Association annual conference, July 18-22, Columbus, OH.
Chalas, A. (2017). Painting a picture of educational program evaluation: One art museum’s journey. Paper presented at the 45th Canadian Society for the Study of Education annual conference, May 28-31, Toronto, ON.
Chalas, A. (2017). The && collective residency: A case study. Poster presented at the 45th Canadian Society for the Study of Education annual conference, May 28-31, Toronto, ON.
Chalas, A., & Reid, N. (2017). Why it matters: Supporting change through educational program evaluation in two art museums. Paper presented at the National Art Education Association annual convention, March 2-4, New York, NY.
Chalas, A. (2016). Reflections on a pre-service museum methods course: An arts-based heuristic inquiry. Poster presented at the annual Artful Inquiry Symposium, October 15-16, McGill University, Montreal, QC.