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Evaluating Impact with Surveys

How to generate meaningful impact evaluation insights

3 hours

Online

In this live online workshop, we will explore the intricacies of impact evaluation and how surveys play a crucial role in capturing relevant data. Whether you’re involved in social impact initiatives, non-profit organizations, or research endeavors, this workshop will provide you with the skills and knowledge to design surveys that generate meaningful impact evaluation insights.

Through practical examples and hands-on activities, you will learn how to develop high-quality survey questions for impact evaluation. We will delve into the importance of survey design elements such as sampling techniques, measurement scales, and data validation methods to ensure robust and reliable impact measurement results.

This workshop allows you to refine your survey questions in a supportive environment, receiving expert feedback. Additionally, it offers a platform for engaging with other professionals who are also involved in the development of impact evaluation surveys.

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).

Available Live Workshop Sessions

Evaluating Impact with Surveys | Workshop

April 11, 2024 (09:00)

How to generate meaningful impact evaluation insights In this live online workshop, we will explore the intricacies of impact evaluation and how surveys play a crucial role in capturing relevant data. Whether you’re involved in social impact initiatives, non-profit organizations, or research endeavors, this workshop will provide you with the skills and knowledge to design surveys that generate meaningful impact evaluation insights. Through practical examples and hands-on activities, you will learn how to develop high-quality survey questions for impact evaluation. We will delve into the importance of survey design elements such as sampling techniques, measurement scales, and data validation methods to ensure robust and reliable impact measurement results. This workshop allows you to refine your survey questions in a supportive environment, receiving expert feedback. Additionally, it offers a platform for engaging with other professionals who are also involved in the development of impact evaluation surveys.

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