Introduction to Survey Design
Design high quality surveys to get accurate and inclusive results
Ever wonder how to make a survey stand out and get accurate results? This hands-on training provides practical guidance on how to develop surveys in line with well-established best practices.
You will learn the fundamentals of survey design and gain practical skills to design surveys that yield accurate data and generate valuable insights. This training covers essential topics such as formulating clear and unbiased survey questions, selecting appropriate response formats, and structuring surveys for maximum impact.
Through interactive training, you will learn the principles of survey design and how to optimize the quality and reliability of your survey data.
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).