Finding Existing Quantitative Surveys
First, clarify the objective you hope to achieve and narrow in on a clear, measurable outcome (e.g., increased self-efficacy, increased problem-solving abilities, or increased interest in the major). Then, do a “tests and measures” search on a database like ERIC or Psych Info. There is a useful guide for how to find a validated survey here.
Search Engine for Assessment Instruments
Local Evaluation Firms
The following local evaluation firms can help with external evaluation for NSF grants:
- Formative Evaluation Research Associates (FERA)
- FERA is an independent evaluation group based in Ann Arbor, Michigan that has provided evaluation and learning opportunities to the nonprofit sector for over 35 years.