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Social Media’s Role in Survey Research

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Social Media's Role in Survey Research The ubiquity of social media in the world today presents new opportunities and challenges when it comes to social research. This course considers the use of social media in survey research. Throughout the survey … Read more

Nonresponse from the Total Survey Error Perspective: An Overview

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Nonresponse from the Total Survey Error Perspective: An Overview   The Total Survey Error (TSE) paradigm embodies the best principles, strategies, and approaches for minimizing the survey error from all sources within time, costs, and other constraints that can be … Read more

Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data   This one-day short course will provide participants with an introductory overview of issues frequently encountered when conducting secondary computer analyses of data collected from sample surveys with complex multi-stage designs … Read more

Designing Web Surveys with Mick Couper

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The focus of this course is on the design of Web survey instruments. The course will focus on the appropriate choice and design of input tools (e.g., radio buttons, check boxes, drop boxes, text fields), including new features in HTML … Read more

Multiple Imputation: Methods and Applications with Jerry Reiter

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Multiple imputation offers a general purpose framework for handling missing data, protecting confidential public use data, and adjusting for measurement errors. These issues are frequently encountered by organizations that disseminate data to others, as well as by individual researchers. Participants … Read more

Introduction to Survey Management with Lisa Thalji

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Short Course Spotlight: Introduction to Survey Management with Lisa Thalji   This course will focus on the application of project management principles and techniques to the management of survey research projects. At the conclusion of the course participants will have … Read more

Designing Multi-Item Scales with Bob DeVellis

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Designing Multi-Item Scales with Bob DeVellis   This course provides an introduction to developing instruments with multiple items to measure a single construct. Examples include measures of various social and psychological variables that might be assessed in health, marketing, journalism, … Read more

Conducting Cross Cultural Surveys – Challenges and Best Practices

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

  Conducting Cross Cultural Surveys - Challenges and Best Practices   This course will provide an introduction to survey research methods for designing multinational and multicultural surveys. It begins with an overview of the field of comparative surveys. This will … Read more

Introduction to Focus Groups with Emily Geisen

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

  Introduction to Focus Groups with Emily Geisen   Focus group interviews are commonly used for survey development, content development, and qualitative data collection to capture rich information about attitudes and beliefs that affect behavior. An overview of the basics … Read more