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Public Engagement Masterclass: Evaluation

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Evaluating Public Engagement

This series of seminars will explore different aspects of evaluating public engagement. Please feel free to bring along your lunch. The sessions will link, so it is useful if you can attend all of them, however if that's not possible, or you have a particular interest in just one you are welcome to book for just that session.

Please register for each session you want to attend. You can do this by registering for one of the sessions and then selecting "book more events" on the final confirmation screen. This will mean you don't need to fill out the form multiple times.

Introduction to Evaluation Strategy, Methods and Practice

Wednesday 20 March, 12:15-1:45pm - Maths Building

This introductory session will introduce you to key ideas around evaluation practice, why we conduct evaluation, and how this can be beneficial to you. We will explore a model for thinking about public engagement activities strategically and set out what your individual measures of success are.

Practical Evaluation Tools and Resources

Wednesday 24 April, 12:15-1:45pm - Ramphal

This more practical session builds on the introductory ideas of session one, providing you with the tools to conduct effective and meaningful evaluation of your public engagement activities. We will explore resources available and how they can be best used to assess your measures of success.

Understanding and Presenting Data

Wednesday 29 May, 12:15-1:45pm - Ramphal

This final session will explore the types of data you can yield from evaluation methods, and how you can best analyse this. We will explore key data analysis tools and how to draw insights from this data in order to answer questions about the success of your public engagement activity.

Students in discussion together

Last Minute Cancellations/ No Shows

This session is subject to our training cancellation policy. If you can no longer attend you must give at least 7 days notice to cancel your place or else receive a strike on your record. Those with two strikes will be barred from future training and WIE Funding until the following academic year.

Exceptions do apply for illness/ emergency. Please see the policy for full details.