FREE SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS WEBINARS IN FALL 2015

The Survey Research Laboratory is offering four introductory webinars on survey research methodology during the fall 2015 semester. The webinars are free to University faculty, staff, and students. All webinars begin at 12:00 p.m.

ADVANCE ONLINE REGISTRATION HERE IS REQUIRED.

You will receive a reminder about the webinar for which you have registered shortly before the date. Webinar notes will be available here shortly before the webinar:
www.srl.uic.edu/SEMINARS/semnotes.htm

 

Introduction to Survey Sampling
Wednesday, October 28, noon

Karen Retzer

This webinar will cover the basics of sampling methodology: the importance of using proper sampling techniques, determining the appropriate sampling methodology, and calculating necessary sample sizes. The discussion also will include simple random sampling, cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and multistage samples.

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Introduction to Web Surveys
Wednesday, November 4, noon

Timothy Johnson

This webinar will provide a brief overview of current Web-based survey data collection systems and review the major sources of survey error associated with Web surveys and current approaches to addressing these problems.

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Introduction to Questionnaire Design
Tuesday, November 10, noon

Allyson Holbrook

Designing a good questionnaire is a complicated process that includes decisions ranging from questionnaire format and question order to question wording and response categories. The design should aid respondent understanding of questions, recall, and judgment formation, and minimize response editing because of social desirability. This webinar will review basic strategies for achieving these goals.

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Introduction to Survey Data Analysis: Addressing Survey Design and Data Quality
Wednesday, November 18, noon

Linda Owens

The basics of analyzing survey data, including techniques for data screening, the handling of missing data, sample weighting, and adjustment for complex survey designs will be addressed in this webinar.

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