The Culture Counts platform has a three-pronged evaluation process - with participation from self, peer and public assessors. Average scores from each group can be compared to see whether the public and peers understood the creative intentions of the artists or curators . In this blog we provide some tips for the peer component of the Culture Counts evaluation process.
As part of the Participatory Metrics Strand of the Quality Metrics National Test we’ve been running discussion groups across England with a number of experienced individuals, representing a whole range of creative organisations working in participatory contexts, to further refine the Participatory Metrics.
A location or a place can generate great emotion from people. We can feel very connected to certain areas, we might feel safe there, or cultural, or proud, inspired, at ease or all of the above! However you feel, it is an intrinsic impact that enhances the public value of a location beyond revenue generated and foot traffic created.
We’ve all been on the receiving end of a clipboard-toting interviewer who wants to ask us a “few” questions in the name of research. After ten long minutes our attention wanders and our answers become less thought through. This phenomena – known as satisficing – is a major cause of bias in surveys and is one of the major traps people face when creating surveys of their own.