Survey design with benchmarking

Design your surveys in a way that enables accurate benchmarking


This workshop provides ‘hands-on’ training on survey development. When you register for this training workshop on 06 April 2021 (11am to 2pm GMT +1), you will receive the following:

What to expect from the live workshop?

During the workshop, you will be able to draft and develop your evaluation survey questions in a supportive setting with guidance from expert trainers.

Short refresher presentations about questionnaires design principles and techniques will be part of the session. Also, you should bring your specific questionnaire-related evaluation concerns and challenges, so that they can be addressed.

What to expect from the online survey design course?

This workshop introduces how, why and when to use surveys for evaluation and how to avoid common pitfalls in survey design. It 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

Dr. Eric Jensen is an internationally-recognised social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Dr Eric A. Jensen is a social scientist with a PhD from the University of Cambridge in sociology. Author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE), Dr Jensen brings extensive methodological expertise in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods social research and evaluation. Jensen has been working in science communication research and practice since 2001, beginning with a National Science Foundation-funded project on International Ethics and Equity Issues Relating to Biotechnology. ensen has delivered hundreds of training workshops on evaluation methods and evidence-based science communication, as well as leading and consulting on projects large and small on public engagement with research, impact evaluation, socially responsible research and environmental communication. Jensen’s latest book is Science Communication: An introduction. He works on the Responsible Research and Innovation Networking Globally social research project as a Senior Research Fellow at ICoRSA. He is part-time professor at the University of Warwick and visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Psychological Research of Sigmund Freud University.

Research Methods
Impact Evaluation
Survey Design
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

Participation notes

This is a reduced capacity, hands-on workshop with a maximum number of 30 available places. Participants are expected to have previously attended a questionnaire design training session and wish to put their previous training into action. If you would like detailed guidance on the full range of evaluation methods you can use, this self-paced online course will be useful: Public Engagement Evaluation Course

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Dr Eric Jensen
Dr Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen is an internationally-recognised social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.