Original Language
English
Number of Pages
96
Reference Number
PUB2020/022/EL
Date of upload

01 Jun 2021

IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines: Chapter 4

Methodologies for data collection and analysis for monitoring and evaluation

This chapter outlines the methodologies, tools and approaches required to design data collection tools, conduct data analysis and include measures of quality control.

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  • List of abbreviations and acronyms
  • 4.1. An overview of chapter 4
  • 4.2. Professional standards and ethical guidelines
    • 4.2.1. Ethical behaviour
    • 4.2.2. Evaluation and politics
  • 4.3. Planning and designing data collection tools
    • 4.3.1. Planning for data collection 
    • 4.3.2. Sources of data 
    • 4.3.3. Desk review
    • 4.3.4. Type of measurement
    • 4.3.5. Measurement quality
    • 4.3.6. Levels of measurement
    • 4.3.7. Sampling
    • 4.3.8. Determining sample size
  • 4.4. Methods, approaches and tools for monitoring and evaluation
    • 4.4.1. Surveys
    • 4.4.2. Interviews
    • 4.4.3. Focus group discussions
    • 4.4.4. Case study
    • 4.4.5. Observation 
    • 4.4.6. Additional methods for data collection for monitoring and evaluation
  • 4.5. Collecting and managing data
    • 4.5.1. Data collection
    • 4.5.2. Data entry
    • 4.5.3. Data clean-up
    • 4.5.4. Diagnosis
    • 4.5.5. Treatment 
    • 4.5.6. Missing data
    • 4.5.7. Recoding and creating new variables
    • 4.5.8. Documenting change
  • 4.6. Analysing data
    • 4.6.1. Qualitative data analysis
    • 4.6.2. Quantitative data analysis
    • 4.6.3. Analysis of numerical variables
    • 4.6.4. Triangulation of data sources
  • 4.7. Presenting findings
    • 4.7.1. How to visualize findings
  • Annexes