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  1. Questionnaire design and testing (Quantitative data collection)

    Event
    Course
    6th May, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    Rubbish in, rubbish out – have you ever discovered too late that your questions did not deliver useful or useable data? Learn the art of writing effective questions and combining them into a meaningful questionnaire. Drawing on both experience and research findings from questionnaire design experiments, this course is full of practical advice.

  2. SRA: Understanding Statistical Concepts and Basic Tests

    Event
    Course
    19th May, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    Choosing an appropriate statistical procedures and understanding basic statistics are an essential part of a survey researcher’s skill set. This course is about understanding the statistics behind the software packages. No software packages are used. Instead there are 6 workshops over the day so each stage can be practiced. This course is informal and designed to encourage participants to ask that ‘embarrassing’ statistical question they have always wanted to ask.

  3. SRA: Sampling and introduction to weighting (Quantitative data collection)

    Event
    Course
    20th May, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    “One way to ruin an otherwise well-conceived survey is to use a convenience sample rather than one which is based on a probability design” (Ferber et al, 1980). Do you have the right sampling design for your study? This course introduces participants to what survey sampling is, why it is important, and how it is implemented. It focuses on the practical aspects as well as some of the mathematics.

  4. Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis for Public Engagement Evaluation

    Event
    Workshop
    11th March, 2016
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    This practical workshop provides an introduction to how you can quantify open-ended survey data in a robust and consistent manner for public engagement evaluation purposes. Participants will have the opportunity to practice this skill in the workshop in small groups, including the process of assessing the reliability of your analysis approach. The event also covers some key introductory concepts in quantitative analysis of survey data using descriptive statistics.

  5. Gentle Introduction to Quantitative Public Engagement Evaluation Using Questionnaires and Observation

    Event
    Workshop
    9th March, 2016
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    This workshop presents the state of the art in collecting quantitative evaluation data, and recognising what is most appropriate for public engagement evaluation analysis. This small-scale event will include presentations on how to design good questionnaires and observation-based evaluations. It is aimed at those who feel uncertain about how to set up a quantitative evaluation for studying public engagement, or who are looking to explore their options

  6. How to Do Quantitative Evaluation from Start to Finish: Assessing Quality of Experience and Impact

    Event
    Workshop
    19th January, 2016 to 23rd January, 2016
    Portugal
    Paid

    This 5-day intensive face-to-face course gives participants a firm grounding in how best to conduct quantitative evaluations. Drawing on state-of-the-art methods, the course will be led by an internationally known expert in quantitative evaluation: Dr Eric Jensen (University of Warwick). The course is relevant to university students, those in formal education, informal learning practitioners, those working in universities, museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums, parks, government, NGOs/non-profits and others who conduct, commission or manage quantitative evaluations of social, cultural or learning initiatives, campaigns or activities. 

  7. International Program for Development Evaluation Training 2016: Building Skills to Evaluate Development Interventions

    Event
    Course
    6th June, 2016 to 1st July, 2016
    Canada
    Paid

    The International Program for Development Evaluation Training is an executive training program that features a two-week Core Course, followed by two weeks of 26 in-depth workshops, taught by a dynamic group of renowned international faculty drawn from organizations around the world. The program is highly responsive to the changing international environment, addressing the requirements of new development policies and delivery mechanisms that favor local ownership, increased national accountability, and partnership. Similarly, the curriculum is designed to reflect the international shift in focus from project evaluation to more complex program-, policy-, country-, and even global-level evaluation.