One of the things we work very hard to do is collect data in the language that is most comfortable for respondents. We have translated print surveys into Spanish, Vietnamese, Hmong and Chinese; we've conducted focus groups in Spanish and Hmong, and conducted telephone interviews or surveys in a number of languages.
August 11, 2006 - 1:40pm
What do you do when your evaluation finds mixed results? How do you let your client know that what you've proven is only modest success? This is one of the biggest challenges for external evaluators.
August 3, 2006 - 1:14pm
Last spring, several Improve Group staff attended the "Every Girl, Everywhere" event of the Girl Scout Council of Greater Minneapolis. I've worked with a lot of programs that serve youth and always enjoy the chance to hear directly from kids.