I am in the throes of sorting out an evaluation survey for the Virtual International Day of the Midwife 2013. I am keen to ask the same questions as we did last year so we can do a comparison this year. However, there may be additional questions that are worth asking, or questions that we asked last year that have no relevance in 2013.
Here are the questions from last year's survey. What would you add, and what would you leave out this year?
1. What is your MAIN occupation or role? (Click only one answer)
- Student midwife
- Clinical midwife
- Midwifery manager
- Midwifery educator
- Midwifery researcher
- Other midwifery role
- Parent or expecting parent
- Other health professional
- Other educator
2. What country do you live in?
3. How old are you?
- 15 - 19 years old
- 20 - 29 years old
- 30 - 39 years old
- 40 - 49 years old
- 50 - 59 years old
- 60 - 69 years old
4. What is your gender?
5. How did you hear about the Virtual International Day of the Midwife? (Click as many answers as you like)
- Email group
- Midwifery forum
- Personal email
- Text message
- Face-to-face message
6. Did you attend a session during the Virtual International Day of the Midwife 2012?
- No (Go to Q. 13)
7. Where were you when you joined the Virtual International Day of the Midwife?
- Clinical facility (eg hospital, birth unit)
- University or college
- Internet cafe
8. What electronic gadget were you using when you joined the Virtual International Day of the Midwife?
- Personal computer
- Lap top
- Tablet (eg iPad)
- Other [ comment box ]
9. How easy was the technology to use?
- Very easy
- Not very easy
- Very hard
10. What sessions or events during the Virtual International Day of the Midwife? (Click as many answers as you like)
11. Overall, how would you rate the sessions you attended?
- Very good
- Very poor
12. What was the highlight of the Virtual International Day of the Midwife?
13. If you didn't attend any sessions, what were the reasons? (Choose as many as you like)
- Did not find out about it in time
- Was working
- Was unable to attend for other reasons
- Nothing in the program interested me
- Do not have access to a computer
- Do not have access to the Internet
- My computer skills are only very basic
- Was not allowed to access the Internet at work
- English is not my first language so could not understand the presenters
- Not enough information about how to use the technology
- Not enough support to work the technology
- My computer would not support the technology
- My internet connection would not support the technology
- I only like to go to face-to-face events
14. What do you need to be able to join online events like the Virtual International Day of the Midwife?
15. How can the Virtual International Day of the Midwife be improved next year?
- Email newsletter
- Frequent reminders via Facebook
- Frequent reminders via Twitter
- Frequent reminders via email
- Frequent reminders via phone text message
- Use different web conference technology
- Greater choice of sessions to attend
- Improved information about the Virtual International Day of the Midwife on the website
- Improved information about how to use the technology on the website
- Information about how to use technology on smart phone
16. Any other comments or feedback: