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400004 SE Survey Design (2012W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Presence in the first class (5.11.) is a must!

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 15 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.11. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 12.11. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 19.11. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 26.11. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 10.12. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien
Monday 17.12. 13:30 - 17:00 C0628A Besprechung SoWi, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/6. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will learn the most important aspects to be considered when designing their own surveys: different surveying techniques, sampling techniques and sampling errors, measurement and the psychology of survey response, questionnaire design and techniques to assess measurement errors (e.g. cognitive interviewing). Survey experiments will also be discussed briefly.

Assessment and permitted materials

participation in the discussions in class, developing a questionnaire, conducting two cognitive interviews, written paper (approx. 10 pages).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course enables students to plan and carry out their own survey, assess its quality and report how the survey was conducted. They will learn to develop a questionnaire and improve it using cogntive interviews.

Examination topics

Contents will be discussed in class. Students will put everything into practise, applying the methods and techniques to their own research question.

Reading list

Biemer, P.P., Lyberg, L.E., 2003. Introduction to Survey Quality. Wiley, Hoboken (NJ).
Blasius, J., Thiessen, V., 2012. Assessing the Quality of Survey Data. Sage, London.
Kish, L., 1995. Survey Sampling. John Wiley & Sons, New York, chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore.
Sapsford, R., 2011. Survey Research, 2nd ed. Sage, London.
Saris, W.E., Gallhofer, I.N., 2007. Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research. Wiley, Hoboken (NJ).
Schaeffer, N.C., Presser, S., 2003. The Science of Asking Questions. Annual Review of Sociology 29(1), 65-88.
Tourangeau, R., Rips, L.J., Rasinski, K., 2009. The psychology of survey response, 10th ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Tourangeau, R., Yan, T., 2007. Sensitive Questions in Surveys. Psychological Bulletin 133(5), 859-883.
Willis, G.B., 2005. Cognitive Interviewing. A Tool for Improving Questionnaire Design. Sage, Thousand Oaks.

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