Surveys: Design and Use
Surveys allow us to
capture critical data (from staff, managers, clients/customers,
and more) that can improve organizational performance. Learn the
ins and outs of good survey design (whether delivered traditionally
or online), basic data analysis techniques, and strategies for writing
informative but reader-friendly reports.
This is a practical course--designed to improve the way you assess instructional needs and the learning interventions you design, implement, or manage. Whether administered online or "traditionally" (handed out, mailed out), surveys can help us learn whether or not:
We'll explore good survey design, features of "robust" online survey generators, simple (but powerful) analytical procedures, and ways to narratively and graphically present your survey results. You'll walk through all the steps--guided by resources to which you can turn again and again.
At the end of this course, you'll know:
This course targets anyone charged with or interested in collecting data via survey. The instructor assumes basic familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, and Internet browsers (Firebox, Safari, Explorer, etc.).
We will be using Moodle. The enrollment key will be provided to you via email.
We will use Adobe Connect for our synchrounous sessions. If you have not used before, please check your computer connection.
Morning session: 8:30 to 10:30 am (Pacific)
Afternoon session: 1:00 to 3:00 pm (Pacific)