Designing Surveys for Children
How to develop child-friendly impact questions
In this workshop, we will delve into the art and science of crafting surveys tailored specifically for children, ensuring that their voices are heard and their perspectives are accurately captured.
Whether you’re an educator, researcher, or professional in child-related fields, this workshop offers valuable insights and practical skills to create age-appropriate surveys that yield meaningful data. We will explore well-established quality assurance steps, including child-friendly survey design principles and ethical procedures to collect data from children.
During the live workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to develop child-friendly survey questions and response options with feedback from experts, as well as discuss your ideas and receive feedback from other professionals working on surveys designed for children.
This live workshop gives you the opportunity to develop your survey in a supportive environment with other professionals and direct engagement with the trainer. When you register for this training workshop, you will receive the following:
- Live 3-hour online workshop on survey design led by Dr. Eric Jensen
- Useful resources you can borrow and adapt for your work
Dr. Eric Jensen
Dr. Eric A. Jensen is a social scientist with a Ph.D. 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.
Jensen 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.
In addition to being Director of Research at The Institute for Methods Innovation, he is a professor at the University of Warwick (on a career break), a visiting research scientist at the University of Illinois working on a Sloan Foundation-funded project on research software policy and a senior researcher at the Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).