Unleash the power of survey data! Whatever stakeholder group is your audience, help uncover powerful perception data and student voice with our tips and tricks. In this session you will learn best practices and see real-life examples ensuring your next survey delivers the best information to you from your respondents. With the prevalence of online survey tools, and the common place of digital communication modalities, the quality and response rates of survey instruments has diminished. This session is aimed at a few key strategies to increase survey instrument quality and response rates in a approachable, common sense manner without statistics. The strategies will include improving question quality and presentation order, response type options and recommendations for use, sample size and response rate strategies, and best-practices for maximizing quality data.
Delonna Darsow has served the K-12 education sector for over thirty years. She is currently Sourcewell Technology’s Data Product Champion, is an experienced district administrator, principal, and teacher in metropolitan, private and rural district settings. Skilled in leadership, data analysis, program evaluation, organizational change, measurement, strategic planning, and technology leadership, Delonna holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy and Administration with an emphasis on Program Evaluation from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.