Evaluation training for Explorathon Edinburgh (with Eric Jensen)

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Institute for Academic Development (Room B.09)

1 Morgan Lane

Edinburgh

EH8 8FP

United Kingdom

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Are you planning to be a general volunteer at Explorathon 2016? If so, one of the jobs we may need you to do is evaluate the events in your venue. To help you prepare for this, we would like you to attend this FREE workshop with evaluation expert Eric Jensen.

The workshop will offer an initial introduction to a range of tools for conducting robust impact evaluation of public engagement.

This workshop will cover:

How to prepare for an impact evaluation by refining your objectives.

An initial overview of the range of impact evaluation tools available.

How to design a quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods impact evaluations.

This workshop focuses on the steps involved in designing an impact evaluation, as well as revealing the range of evaluation methods available at a general level.

This workshop is open to participants from any subject area.

Detailed agenda

13:00

Welcome, introductions and overview of workshop

13:15

Getting started with public engagement impact evaluation: objectives, design and the methods toolkit.

30-minute presentation; 15 minutes discussion

14:00

Coffee/tea Break

14:15

How can I design a good survey based impact evaluation?

- Including step-by-step guide to survey design.

- Teacher feedback forms: Good, bad and ugly.

- Common pitfalls in impact survey question design.

- How to quantify open-ended survey data.

40-minutes of presentations, plus 20 minutes discussion time.

15:15

DIY survey design

Small group discussion focusing on developing some example survey questions (20 minute group discussion, plus 10 minute de-briefing)

15:45

Comfort Break

15:50

Automating public engagement evaluation.

20-minute presentation, plus 10 minutes discussion time.

16:20

Wrap up discussion and closing thoughts

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Institute for Academic Development (Room B.09)

1 Morgan Lane

Edinburgh

EH8 8FP

United Kingdom

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