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The MAX toolkit contains a range of guides, tools and training resources, and is structured around the three stages of the survey process: planning, analysis and interpretation, and reporting. All of the tools included in the MAX toolkit can be downloaded from this page. An overview of the MAX toolkit can also be accessed here.
 

PLANNING

Introduction
Overview of the MAX planning element
The importance of planning and stakeholder engagement (webinar presentation)

Guides
MAX PLANNING GUIDE
MAX engagement guide

Optional tools
ASCS and PSS SACE strategy plan vision
Power-interest stakeholder analysis tool
Expertise-willingness-value stakeholder analysis tool
ASCS survey development summary
PSS SACE survey development summary

ANALYSIS

Introduction
Overview of the MAX analysis element
Getting started with statistics
Exploring the relationship between survey variables (webinar presentation)
Exploring the differences between respondent groups (webinar presentation)
Measuring impact using adult social care survey data (webinar presentation)
Measuring impact using carers survey data (webinar presentation)
Excel add-in programmes instructions

Guides
EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS (EDA) GUIDES [ASCS] [ASCS post 2016/17][PSS SACE]
FURTHER ANALYSIS (FA) GUIDES [ASCS] [PSS SACE]
Introducing ASCOF 1J guide

Tools
Adjustment calculators: [ACSC – ASCOF 1J] [PSS SACE 2014/15] [PSS SACE 2016/17]
Cross tabulations and chi square: [ASCS 2014/15] [ASCS 2015/16] [ASCS 2016/17]
Please note that independent t-tests and ANOVAs can be calculated in Excel (see instructions).

Instructions
Adjustment calculators:[ASCS – ASCOF 1J][PSS SACE 2014/15] [PSS SACE 2016/17]
ANOVA
Chi square
Cross tabulations
Independent t-test

 

REPORTING

Introduction
Overview of the MAX reporting element
Creating concise and engaging reports

Guides
MAX REPORTING GUIDE
MAX supplementary reporting guide

 
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