Research & Evaluation Training in Chicago


Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 12:12am to Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:12am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:12am

To view workshops online visit:

Workshops at Brookfield Zoo

27 September How to Design Formative Evaluation to Inform Program, Event and Activity Development
Tuesday 27th September 2016, 11:00am - 4:30pm

28 September Gentle Introduction to Collecting Qualitative Evaluation Data
Wednesday 28th September 2016, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society

29 September Gentle Introduction to Analyzing Qualitative Evaluation Data
Thursday 29th September 2016, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society

30 September Gentle Introduction to Survey Design for Evaluation
Friday 30th September 2016, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society

3 October New and Innovative Methods of Informal Learning and Public Engagement Evaluation
Monday 3rd October 2016, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Zoological Society

Workshops at Lincoln Park Zoo

5 October How to Evaluate Family Learning Programs, Events and Activites Wednesday 5th October 2016, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Lincoln Park Zoo

6 October Understanding the Needs of Your Local Community: How to Design Community Needs Assessments and Consultations
Thursday 6th October 2016, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Lincoln Park Zoo

Limited spaces are available.
Book for the Early Bird discount (20% discount) by September 9th
Please book no later than September 23rd.

Workshop Facilitators

Dr Trish Patrick

Dr. Patrick earned a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a concentration in environmental science education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in May 2006. Her specialty is in preparing Informal Science Educators and the influence of families on learning.

Dr Eric Jensen

Dr Eric Jensen is a leading social scientist specialising in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research. He has a passion for making ground breaking evaluations techniques widely accessible. Dr Jensen has recently authored Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge. He teaches social research methods at the University of Warwick.

DISCOUNT IF YOU BOOK BY Friday 9th September 2016

For profit business $95
For profit early bird $75
Nonprofit & unaffiliated individuals $59
Nonprofit early bird $49
Reduced registration fee for student/unemployed $35