Survey Design with Benchmarking
In this live online workshop, you will learn the best practices and methodologies for designing surveys that yield reliable and actionable data. We will explore the concept of benchmarking and how it can enhance the quality and validity of your survey results.
Through real-world examples and hands-on activities, you’ll gain valuable insights into developing survey questions, selecting appropriate response scales, and structuring your survey for optimal impact. Additionally, we will discuss how benchmarking can help you compare your survey results to industry standards and identify areas for improvement.
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).