Start: March 30, 2011
End: April 1, 2011
Place: University of Cardiff, Wales, UK
Courses In Applied Social Surveys
This course focuses on the design and implementation of quantitative social surveys (excluding the design of questionnaires which is covered in a separate course). Topics include project management, quality, ethical and reporting issues; guidelines for understanding interviewer vs. self-completion implementation concerns; ways to minimise nonresponse before it happens; various issues in survey sampling and an introduction to weighting; principles of data coding and processing, and an introduction to the Survey Question Bank.