Getting Your Data

This section includes activities and tools that will assist your organization in the process of collecting data. The section is split up by research method into seven sub-sections that include: surveys, interviews, focus groups, community mapping/canvassing, community visioning, mystery shopping, and field notes & observations. Each subsection includes activities, tools, and a case study to guide your group through the process of developing research instruments, and preparing to go out into the community and collect data.