survey, methods, program evaluation

I’ve been gathering data in the field. How do I know when I’m done?

February 08, 2018 | Pieta Blakely

Professional program evaluators always start a study with a sampling plan. But program managers and other professionals often find themselves gathering data in a less structured way. We often need to gather feedback or input from the community without developing a research plan in advance. For ...

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survey, program evaluation

Better survey results: Writing great questions

February 05, 2018 | Pieta Blakely

Surveys are a go-to method in program evaluation, used both to collect feedback from individuals who have participated in our programs and also to understand the needs and opinions of people in the communities we serve. Particularly because we can often distribute them electronically and collect ...

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