MIW Agenda

The Measuring the Impact of Workshops (MIW) workshop took place on 20th September 2016, in Oxford.

9.30am-10.00am - Arrival and Coffee

10.00am-10.05am - Welcome and Introduction - Shoaib Sufi (Community Lead, Software Sustainability Institute) (Slides)

10.05am-10.15am - Why a workshop about measuring workshops - Shoaib Sufi (Slides)

10.15am - 11.00am - The practice of measuring - Beth Duckles (Research Assistant Professor, Portland State University) (Slides, Video)

11.00 - 11.20am - Coffee

​11.20 - 11.35am - Evaluation Case Study 1: Data oriented Hackathons (Slides, Video)

11.35 - 11.50am - Evaluation Case Study 2: Software Sustainability Institute events (Slides, Video)

11.50am - 12.05pm - Evaluation Case Study 3: Software Carpentry Workshops (Slides, Video)

12.05pm - 1.00pm - Lunch

1.00pm - 1.45pm - Short talks

  • Experience from the Fortran Modernisation Workshop (Slides, Video)
  • Thoughts on Diversity and workshops/Conferences (Slides, Video)
  • Evaluating the Impact of Software and Data Carpentry workshops for NHS (Slides, Video)
  • EQUATOR Network - How we evaluate our workshops (or not?) (Slides, Video)
  • What would you tell your future self? Postcards from a workshop (Slides, Video)
  • Evaluating Learning through Games with a Purpose (Video)
  • Measuring difficult-to-measure out comes (Video)

1.45pm - 2.00pm - Break

2.00pm - 2.10pm - Introduction to discussion session (Slides)

2.10pm - 4.00pm - Discussion session and writing up (likely 3-4 parallel groups)

3.00pm - 3.20pm -  Coffee

4.00pm - 4.50pm - Report back from discussion sessions & next steps with the report / best practice guide

4.50pm - 5.00pm - Wrap up and close (Slides)