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
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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.