The resources below are a mixture of original resources developed by the Education Evaluation Core, resources developed by others, and scholarly publications. For copyright reasons, we cannot provide PDF files of journal articles. However, if you are a Boston University employee, you should be able to access all of the articles cited here through the BU library website after providing your log-in credentials.
Research and Evaluation Planning
Twelve Tips for Preparing an Evaluation of a Medical Education Program (original article rejected from Medical Teacher – hey, it happens!)
Survey Data Collection
Through Boston University, employees have access to Qualtrics. If you are interested in learning more about how to use Qualtrics, you can attend one of the trainings conducted by IT (a list of upcoming trainings can be found here). Or, you can visit the Qualtrics website which offers great step-by-step instructions and screenshots, found here.
UCLA’s Institute for Digital Computing and Education (IDRE) offers excellent tutorials for data analysis in SAS, SPSS, R and Stata. Visit them here:
UCLA IDRE Data Analysis Tutorials
All Boston University employees have access to NVivo qualitative analysis software