Gentle Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation

with Dr. Eric Jensen

SocietyM London Bankside at citizenM hotel London Bankside Lavington Street, 20, SE1 0NZ London

About This Workshop

This workshop introduces how, why and when to use surveys for evaluation and how to avoid common pitfalls in survey design. The event addresses the following:

  • Why use surveys for evaluation?
  • When you shouldn’t use surveys for evaluation.
  • How to develop a "good" survey question and response options.
  • Avoiding common pitfalls in survey design: How to spot a bad survey question and response options.
  • Using open-ended questions in your survey.
  • Using online, iPad-based and automated surveys.
  • Pilot testing your survey.

Dr. Eric Jensen Associate Professor

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Jensen is author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). He has extensive experience designing and conducting quantitative and mixed methods evaluations at institutions including the National Gallery, London Zoo, Natural History Museum, Cheltenham Literature Festival, the British Museum, San Diego Zoo and Bronx Zoo. Dr. Jensen holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge (UK). He teaches social research methods at the University of Warwick.
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Research Methods
Impact Evaluation
Survey Design
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

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Dr. Eric Jensen
Dr. Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Location

20 Lavington Street London, SE1 0NZ


2016-08-18 13:00:00 2016-08-18 16:30:00 Europe/London Gentle Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation This workshop introduces how, why and when to use surveys for evaluation and how to avoid common pitfalls in survey design. The event addresses the following: Why use surveys for evaluation? When you shouldn’t use surveys for evaluation. How to develop a "good" survey question and response options. Avoiding common pitfalls in survey design: How to spot a bad survey question and response options. Using open-ended questions in your survey. Using online, iPad-based and automated surveys. Pilot testing your survey. 20 Lavington Street London, SE1 0NZ Methods For Change [email protected]
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