I want to measure societal impacts of my initiative…
...by assessing its impacts on participatory dynamics

Aggregate indicator title

Participatory dynamics

Description

Degree and quality of engagement

Domain

Society

Qualitative/Quantitative

Quantitative & qualitative

Primary/Secondary data

Primary data

Source of data

Participants

Time series

Yes, evaluation at four stages of a project - early stages, mid-project, end of the project, and post-project

Unit of measurement (observation)

Absolute values & nominal

Unit of analysis

Project

Analytical level (logic model)

Process

Links with indicators in other domains

N/A

Data collection method(s)

(online) self-evaluation questionnaires to be completed at four stages of a project - early evaluation, mid evaluation, end evaluation and post-project evaluation - designed to the profile of the respondents (i.e. civil society members, researchers, students, project managers)

Data collection item(s)

Not indicated, but can be derived from the 'indicator building' field

Indicator building
  • Motivation
  • Degree of engagement
  • Satisfaction with the participatory dynamics
Availability of data

Low

Feasibility

Moderately resource demanding

Comments/caveats

The items listed for the indicator building can be used to derive data collection items in simplistic ways. However, sound implementation would need to draw on scientific research in a number of relevant disciplines.

Source of indicator definition

Gresle et al. (2019)

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824711.

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