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Introduction to Focus Groups with Emily Geisen

February 26, 2018

  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

Multiple Imputation: Methods and Applications with Jerry Reiter

September 5, 2017

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

Designing Web Surveys with Mick Couper

August 15, 2017

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

Introduction to Survey Management with Lisa Thalji

July 10, 2017

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

July 5, 2017

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

Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

April 18, 2017

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

Social Media’s Role in Survey Research

March 1, 2017

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