FREE SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS WEBINARS IN SPRING 2017

The Survey Research Laboratory is offering four webinars on survey research methodology during the Spring 2017 semester. The webinars are free to University faculty, staff and students. All webinars begin at 12:00 p.m.

ADVANCE ONLINE REGISTRATION 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

 

Organizational Surveys
Wednesday, February 15, noon

Presenter: Timothy Johnson

Individuals are not the only unit of analysis when conducting social surveys! Increasingly, surveys are focusing on larger social groupings. This workshop will address some of the unique aspects of organizational surveys and some of the best practices for conducting them.

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Introduction to Political Polling
Wednesday, March 1, noon

Presenter: Allyson Holbrook

This webinar will explain how surveys or “polls” are used to predict and understand political elections and how political polls are different from other kinds of surveys, and the strengths and weaknesses of political polls. Political polling will be considered particularly in the context of the 2016 presidential election.

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Ethics in Survey Research
Wednesday, March 8, noon

Presenter: Timothy Johnson

This webinar will provide an overview of ethical considerations in the conduct of survey research. Some of the topics to be discussed include informed consent, confidentiality, interviewer training & oversight, and secondary research subjects.

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Introduction to Survey Sample Weighting
Wednesday, March 15, noon

Presenter: Linda Owens

This webinar will cover the basics of constructing statistical weights for survey samples. It will cover the underlying rationales for using sample weights, consider the different kinds of sample weights commonly used, and provide basic examples of each.

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