Crash Course in Evaluation Research

Monday, June 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 10:00am

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Speaker: Laura Saunders, Assistant Professor, Simmons College
Speaker: Mary Wilkins-Jordan, Assistant Professor, Simmons College

To demonstrate the value of their organizations, librarians must have some knowledge of and facility with evaluation and assessment techniques, including choosing and implementing appropriate methodologies to collect and analyze data, and packaging and presenting results for maximum impact. This workshop will outline the basics of several methodologies, including surveys and focus groups, for gathering valuable evaluation data. Topics include developing effective questions, subject recruitment, and basic data collection and analysis, as well as a primer on how to use study results for accountability, continuous improvement, and outreach.

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Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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