Feedback: Level 1 Training Courses
'This was an excellent training session that presented ideas/methods in a clear format.'
'Serves as a good introduction to the field and useful in understanding the process of evaluating research more generally.'
'An excellent overview.'
'A good grounding for people new to the topic.'
'Useful for reviewing the key aspects of meta-analysis.'
'Pre-reading very useful – good foundation to the day.'
'Well pitched level for an introduction. Looking forward to the practical Level 2 session.'
'The content and usefulness of the materials was cutting edge.'
'An enlightening and enjoyable workshop on an extremely important topic.'
‘The best course I have been on for a very very long time.’
‘Good to see how other departments work.’
‘It was a very good introduction to meta-analysis – has provided a useful overview.’
‘A good basic level of introduction to what a meta-anlysis is.'
‘Very useful day – easy to be exposed to meta-analysis, but invaluable to have well constructed teaching session such as this.’
‘Just well done to the team of presenters – extremely well delivered.’
‘The material and the content of the course were well selected, carefully constructed and very informative.’
‘It was very useful general introduction to meta-analysis. Well ‘weighted’ and well presented.’
‘Clear explanation of the issues involved; strengths and weaknesses of the approach; now feel I can read the research in a more informed way.’
‘Opened my eyes to another analysis methodolgy.’
'Excellent and concise delivery'.
'Very high quality presentation and materials.'
'An all over review of the concept of meta-analysis.'
'Instructor was very clear in his presentation of the information and approachable.'
'Whole session was interesting and very well presented.'
'Very useful. Well presented and broken-down into accessible bites.'
'Very clear and informative.'
'Useful overview especially for those interested in systematic review.'
'A really worthwhile and useful course. Thanks.'
'Good overview of the topic which will allow me to follow my own interests in this field.'
'I found the material very useful and found it particularly useful the way we discussed the limitation in the method – useful for when applying in the real world.'
'A thorough introduction.'
'Great reference material.'
'Pre-reading really helpful to tune in to the day.'
'The pack is great, as were the group activities – sparked some debate in my group.'
'The content is very good and useful as well as the materials that were emailed before the session.'
'V interesting, excellent tutors.'
'Great to have attended such an accessible introduction to quantitative methods. Having no quantitative research experience I still felt I could follow the session easily.'
'A great training course – keep the good work up!'
'Good introduction to meta-analysis in general.'
'Appropriate pitch of content, especially with very relevant examples from education.'
'Clarification of the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.'
'Very clear introduction to this area. Education based examples suited me very well. '
Pre-course readings helpful to set common background. Very good flexible presentations. Very knowledgeable presenter.'
'Step-by-step explanation of meta-analysis. '
'Very clear and well explained.'
'Excellent materials including all relevant powerpoint slides along with useful references and journal articles also included for individual reading/clarification.'
'One of the best courses I’ve done for a long time!'
'Some very good exercises which supported materials.'
'Very clear, easy to follow and personable.'
'Very interesting and effective in relation to understanding meta-analysis.'
'An excellent day – thank you. I learnt a lot and enjoyed it very much.'
'It was outstandingly good. The best staff development I have had in at least 20 years.'
'Very comprehensive introduction to meta-analysis.'
'Made statistics very enjoyable.'
'Would recommend it to colleagues.'
'Activities were helpful in understanding and conceptualising the process of meta-analysis.'
'Challenging, very useful, informative.'