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Odum Offers New Certificate in Survey Science

November 12, 2019

The Odum Institute is pleased to announce its new graduate Certificate in Survey Science (CSS). This 12 credit hour program provides the essential skills for designing, collecting and analyzing survey data. Students complete courses in Survey Data Collection Methods, Questionnaire … Continued

Odum Takes Part in Leading Criminal Justice Research

November 14, 2018

Odum Takes Part in Leading Criminal Justice Research By: Alana Edwards The Odum Institute for Research in Social Science contributes to innovative criminal justice research in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, a New York-based criminal justice policy research … 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

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