This guide covers some of the more traditional approaches to collecting information for an evaluation: questionnaires, interviews and group interviews (focus groups) and gives advice on how to use them.
This guide covers some of the more traditional methods for collecting
information for your evaluation: questionnaires, interviews and group
interviews (focus groups) and gives advice on how to use them. You can find out more about other approaches to evaluation in
Support Guides 2.3 Visual Approaches and 2.4: Technology.
The examples in this guide use different methods to evaluate the same project. There are whole books written about questionnaires and interviews – this guide is just a brief introduction.
Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) works with voluntary organisations and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact.
Its aim is to make evaluation valuable, relevant and proportionate. Information about the services it provides are available on the ESS website http://www.evaluationsupportscotland.org.uk/