Workshop: Evaluation for Improvement and Impact

Data Collection

event sponsored by

Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) &

Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)


SSRI Workshop Series

This session offers an overview of program evaluation and evaluation research, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of an entity/initiative. Topics covered will include: when and why to engage in evaluation; types of evaluations; key aspects of an evaluation, including logic model development, data sources and data collection, analysis and reporting, and guiding resultant programmatic change; and tips for feasibly and effectively implementing evaluation in an entity or initiative. This is for faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, or others who are interested in evaluation and related partnered/applied research; individuals working in initiatives or entities that are looking utilize evaluation to inform decision-making.


Social Sciences, Lecture/Talk, and Workshop/Short Course