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Doing Evaluation: Skills and Techniques - for practitioners, managers and funders

Contact Provider
27.5 hours over 5 days
Short Course
£850.00 (See Description)
Evaluation practitioners, practitioners, managers, funders
London Metropolitan University, North Campus, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB, Greater London, United Kingdom

Course Overview
High quality evaluation is achieved through the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of evidence. This short course introduces students to the range of skills and techniques available and suitable to a variety of policy, programme and project evaluation designs.

The course aims to:

  • Provide an overview of techniques which support data collection, analysis and presentation for evaluation
  • Develop an understanding of the principal approaches and forms of evaluation
  • Gain an appreciation of the social, political and ethical contexts of evaluation

The topics covered:

  • Systematic review skills
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Randomised Control Trials; quasi-experimental
  • Methods and their alternatives
  • Designing and analysing performance indicator data
  • Survey/questionnaire design and piloting??
  • Interviewing and Focus Group design and practice
  • Observation and ethnographic techniques
  • Visual and virtual tools for data collection
  • Data Analysis
  • Reporting and disseminating findings

The programme draws on a range of distinguished contributors from both inside and outside London Metropolitan University

Course dates and venue:
11, 12, 13, 15 and 16 June 2015.

London Metropolitan University
North Campus
Holloway Road

10am to 4.30pm

For further information, contact
Georgie Parry-Crooke
Course Director
[email protected]

To apply for a place, contact
Johanna McKinney,
Short Course Officer
[email protected]
020 7133 2432


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