Good data collection tools follow three key principles. They aim to decrease perceived risk, increase perceived benefit, and decrease cost to respondents.  This class shows you how to apply these principles in developing questionnaires and interviews. 


Participants will learn how to:

  • Design data collection methods to match their program plans
  • Develop quality items for questionnaires
  • Questionnaire distribution methods to increase response rates
  • Develop interview question guides
  • Conduct interviews that will elicit useful information
  • Mix qualitative and quantitative methods in program evaluation
To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the EvalBasics 3: Data Collection for Program Evaluation (new window)  class page on