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Qualtrics and the Evolution of Survey Research at UNC

March 8, 2019

Qualtrics and the Evolution of Survey Research at UNC By Alana Edwards What do 12,200 Tar Heels have in common? That’s the number of faculty, staff and students in the UNC community who use Qualtrics to build and distribute complex … Continued

Designing Multi-Item Scales with Bob DeVellis

April 12, 2018

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, … Continued

Introduction to Survey Management with Lisa Thalji

March 22, 2018

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 … Continued

Designing Web Surveys with Mick Couper

February 15, 2018

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 … Continued

Introduction to Focus Groups

November 9, 2017

Introduction to Focus Groups   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 of focus groups supplemented … Continued

Issues in the Analysis of Complex Sample Survey Data

October 26, 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 … Continued

Cognitive Interviewing

April 7, 2017

Cognitive Interviewing: A Hands-On Approach   National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland/University of Michigan Cognitive Interviewing has become a very popular method for pretesting and evaluating survey questionnaires. The current approach … Continued