How To Use Questionnaires For Impact Evaluation

Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9HQ
with Dr. Eric Jensen & Monae Verbeke

Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9HQ

About This Workshop

The workshop introduces delegates to how, why and when to use questionnaires for impact evaluation. This will include perspectives from experienced evaluators on the common pitfalls in questionnaire design that can reduce the quality of an impact evaluation, alongside practical guidelines for ensuring good quality.

This practical workshop will address the following questions:

What makes questionnaires valuable as a tool for impact evaluation? Why use questionnaires?
When (or what situations) make using questionnaires for impact evaluation inappropriate?
How can you spot poor quality questions and response options? (These can lead to inaccuracies in your data.)
How to develop good quality questions and response options?
How can you analyse data from open-ended questions in your questionnaire?
How to decide whether to collect data using online or iPad-based questionnaires?

Speakers include:

World-leading social scientist and expert in evaluation of informal learning and public engagement experiences (Dr Eric Jensen, University of Warwick).
International evaluator specialising in mixed-methods and impact evaluation (Monae Verbeke, University of Warwick)

Monae Verbeke MSc University of Warwick, Sociology Dept

Monae Verbeke is an international evaluator, specializing in the use of mixed-methods evaluation and conducting impact evaluation.

Monae Verbeke is an international evaluator, specializing in the use of mixed-methods evaluation and conducting impact evaluation. She has conducted mixed-methods research for a wide-range of projects, including arts museums, science festivals and education research. Monae has taught research methods at the University of Warwick and is involved in an industry-wide evaluation for the NCCPE. Monae is completing a PhD in Sociology at the University of Warwick UK, and holds a Master’s degree in Biology from Western Illinois University. Monae has worked on projects funded by AHRC, Nesta and the European 7th Framework Programme.

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

Participation notes

Participation is encouraged for this workshop. Bring your own research challenges and questionnaires. Readings will be provided to registered participants electronically in advance of the workshop

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.

Monae Verbeke
Monae Verbeke

Monae Verbeke is an international evaluator, specializing in the use of mixed-methods evaluation and conducting impact evaluation.

Location

Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9HQ


2015-11-09 13:30:00 2015-11-09 16:45:00 Europe/London How To Use Questionnaires For Impact Evaluation The workshop introduces delegates to how, why and when to use questionnaires for impact evaluation. This will include perspectives from experienced evaluators on the common pitfalls in questionnaire design that can reduce the quality of an impact evaluation, alongside practical guidelines for ensuring good quality. This practical workshop will address the following questions: What makes questionnaires valuable as a tool for impact evaluation? Why use questionnaires? When (or what situations) make using questionnaires for impact evaluation inappropriate? How can you spot poor quality questions and response options? (These can lead to inaccuracies in your data.) How to develop good quality questions and response options? How can you analyse data from open-ended questions in your questionnaire? How to decide whether to collect data using online or iPad-based questionnaires? Speakers include: World-leading social scientist and expert in evaluation of informal learning and public engagement experiences (Dr Eric Jensen, University of Warwick). International evaluator specialising in mixed-methods and impact evaluation (Monae Verbeke, University of Warwick) Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9HQ Methods For Change [email protected]
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