Gentle Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation

with Dr Eric Jensen

Dana Research Centre and Library, 165 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5HD

About This Workshop

This workshop provides an introduction to survey design to help you collect the information you need for your evaluation. You will receive practical guidance in a friendly learning space aimed to help you and your organisation avoid common pitfalls in your survey questions.

The event addresses the following:

  • Why surveys can be useful evaluation tools
  • When you should not use surveys for evaluation
  • How to develop a good survey question and response options
  • Avoiding common pitfalls in survey design: spot bad survey questions 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 an internationally-recognised 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 in evaluation of impact and quality of experience. He has advised leading cultural institutions and universities including the University of Cambridge, National Gallery, London Zoo, Natural History Museum, Imperial War Museum, Cheltenham Literature Festival, the British Museum, University of Cambridge Museums, Oxford University Museums, Exploratorium, 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. warwick-logo

Research Methods
Impact Evaluation
Survey Design
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

Participation notes

Registration will hold your place for this workshop. Your place will be secured once payment is confirmed with you/your financial department.

Arrivals from 13:50.

Dr Eric Jensen
Dr Eric Jensen

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

Location

Dana Research Centre, 165 Queen's Gate. London, SW7 5HD. United Kingdom


2018-02-16 14:00:00 2018-02-16 17:30:00 Europe/London Gentle Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation This workshop provides an introduction to survey design to help you collect the information you need for your evaluation. You will receive practical guidance in a friendly learning space aimed to help you and your organisation avoid common pitfalls in your survey questions. The event addresses the following: Why surveys can be useful evaluation tools When you should not use surveys for evaluation How to develop a good survey question and response options Avoiding common pitfalls in survey design: spot bad survey questions and response options Using open-ended questions in your survey Using online, iPad-based and automated surveys Pilot testing your survey Dana Research Centre, 165 Queen's Gate. London, SW7 5HD. United Kingdom Methods For Change [email protected]