Evaluation of the Hallam Model

STEER is working with the University’s Transformations Team to evaluate the implementation and impact of Hallam Model principles on our staff and students. The evaluation of awareness, implementation (process) and impact will allow the university to reflect on strategic change using a combination of existing and newly designed data gathering to form a robust evidence…

Evaluative Mindset: Evaluation Approaches

It’s the second week of the launch of our new collection of resources and virtual Evaluation Exchanges focusing on the theme ‘Evaluation Approaches’.  This theme looks at how to approach, design and execute your evaluation. These resources consider types of evaluations, theory of change, logic models and ethics. What resources are available for this theme?…

Your Evaluative Mindset: Evidence for Impact

STEER is excited to launch our brand new collection of resources and its virtual Evaluation Exchanges that will help people design and deliver effective evaluation across all areas of the University.  The content of this week’s theme is Evidence for Impact, which looks at how evidence can be used to inform evaluation designs and show impact.  It will also…

Triangulating Evaluative Data Sources: What’s the point?

There is always a need to evaluate the impact of change. Since the first Covid19 lockdown in March 2020 evidence gathering has focused on the impact of institutional decision making and understanding the experiences of staff and students.  Unfortunately, there has been little time to construct a participatory approach to evaluation and competing priorities have…

All About Me: Introducing Our New Graduate Interns

We have three new Graduate Interns working closely with staff and students in STEER.  They have all written short blogs to introduce themselves.  Blog #2 introduces Amy Ramdehal, a Graduate Intern working within STEER.    I am new to the team, and currently working at home due to the challenge of COVID-19. I’m really excited…

Evaluation and Course Enhancement

We are fast approaching that time of the year where academics are asked to participate in formal institutional quality processes and evaluate their courses or modules. These processes can be challenging to engage with especially at the end of a busy and usual academic year. That is why STEER has been working on several resources…