online focus groups

Laurene Christensen and Vitaliy Shyyan on Conducting Online Focus Groups

Hi! We are Laurene Christensen and Vitaliy Shyyan from the National Center on Educational Outcomes. NCEO is a federally-funded technical assistance center that works primarily with state departments of education to help improve outcomes for students with disabilities, English learners, and English learners with disabilities. Our work often involves a national reach, including gathering information …

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Ed Eval TIG Week: Manolya Tanyu and Nicholas Read on Conducting Virtual Focus Groups

Hello! We are Manolya Tanyu, senior researcher, and Nicholas Read, researcher at American Institutes for Research (AIR), a behavioral and social science research organization, sharing our insights on conducting virtual focus groups as part of a national evaluation of enhanced youth mentoring programs. We’re using videoconferencing as an alternative to in-person focus groups to save …

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MNEA Week: Beth Robelia on Using Online Focus Groups

My name is Beth Robelia. I am the proprietor of a micro-business that focuses on STEM education research, curriculum development and program evaluation. In evaluating the effectiveness of social media, the disbursed nature of users may make face-to-face focus groups impractical. Online focus groups can bridge the gap in geography by placing participants in an …

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