CSL in Session: Planting Seeds for Success-FULL Focus Groups
November 9, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
Session Slides (PDF)
There are countless reasons why you might want to hear from your library’s community members but organizing a time for people to share their thoughts in a safe, structured environment can feel challenging. In many cases, conducting a focus group may be a great place to start. The goal of this webinar is to make designing and facilitating focus groups feel more accessible by discussing the following:
- What focus groups are and how they can help your library engage community members
- Tools and tips for designing focus groups and gathering participants
- Skills for conducting inclusive, trauma-informed focus groups
We are looking forward to leading an engaging discussion on focus groups, by sharing what we have learned and listening to the audience’s experience and perspectives.
No registration is required for this webinar. We will be using Adobe Connect, and you can access the webinar on November 9 at noon MT via the URL listed below.
About the Presenter:
Sara Wicen is the Research Assistant for the Library Research Service of the Colorado State Library. She collaborates on a variety of research projects for CSL and Colorado libraries and writes informative blog posts on all aspects of evaluation. She loves to spend her free time outdoors running, biking, snowboarding or reading.