What Will The Workshop Cover?
This practical workshop provides an introduction to how you can quantify open-ended survey data in a robust and consistent manner for evaluation purposes. You 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.
Participation is encouraged for this workshop. You are invited to bring your own practical challenges to discuss and find solutions, so you can receive feedback and advice from the workshop facilitators.Readings will be provided to registered participants electronically in advance of the workshop.
Who Is Running The Workshop?
World-leading expert in evaluation of informal learning and public engagement experiences.
Dr Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research and the use of the latest technologies in social research.
He has numerous publications in interdisciplinary top journals such as Public Understanding of Science. He is author of the forthcoming book research methods book: Doing Real Research (SAGE) and From Conservation Education to Public Engagement (Cambridge University Press).
Dr. Jensen holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge (UK). He teaches quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods social research. He has led a number of groundbreaking projects on new social research technologies, funded by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (Nesta) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
How To Reserve Your Place
We will have a max capacity of 40 and the event will run from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
External link to Methods For Change website and registration page.
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