WORKSHEET: DEVELOPING YOUR DATA GATHERING STRATEGY


By mygemadmin - Posted on 19 April 2010

Fill in the sample matrix below to develop your data gathering strategy.

Indicator
Data Source
Method/Tool

Time/Frequency

     

 

       
       
       

Notes:

Indicator: Based on the indicators defined in PHASE 1 STEP 4. Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative indicators.

Data Source: Where will the data come from? who will provide the data?

Method/Tool: How will data be obtained?

Time/Frequency: When will data gathering start? how often?

EXAMPLE

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of an Online Facility (web and mailing list) for a Violence Against Women (VAW) campaign

Indicator
Data Source
Method/Tool

Time/Frequency

Number of visitors to the VAW website Web statistics Record and gather web statistics

Monthly (from beginning of project)

Sex of mailing list subscribers Mailing list subscribers Ask subscribers to indicate their sex and monitor responses Monthly
Expression of denouncement of VAW Mailing list subscribers Monitor the posts made in the mailing list Monthly
  Mailing list subscribers Online interviews with mailing list subscribers Mid-project (6 months after project has begun)

 

TIP

Some indicators that were identified may have more than one data source and method or tool.

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