Developing an Evaluation Framework
In this live online workshop, we will explore the essential elements of an evaluation framework and provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop your own. Whether you’re involved in program management, research, or organizational development, this workshop will equip you with the tools to set up impact monitoring and evaluation for decision-making and program improvement.
Through practical examples and hands-on activities, you will learn how to define clear evaluation questions, differentiate between outcomes and outputs, identify appropriate evaluation methods, and establish a logical and systematic framework for data collection and analysis. We will discuss different evaluation approaches and models, and guide you through the process of tailoring them to your specific needs.
This live workshop gives you the opportunity to develop your impact evaluation strategy 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).