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The science of web surveys

Author: Roger Tourangeau; Frederick G Conrad; Mick Couper
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Tourangeau; Frederick G Conrad; Mick Couper
ISBN: 9780199747047 0199747040
OCLC Number: 808628378
Description: viii, 198 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
The total survey error approach --
Roadmap of the book --
The purpose and scope of the book --
2. Sampling and coverage issues for Web surveys --
Types of Web surveys and the use of probability sampling --
Coverage issues for Web surveys --
Statistical corrections for coverage and sampling bias --
Summary --
3. Nonresponse in Web surveys --
Defining nonresponse and nonresponse error in web surveys --
Nonresponse error in Web surveys --
Response and participation rates in Web surveys --
Factors affecting participation in Web surveys --
Nonresponse in mixed-mode surveys --
Factors affecting breakoffs in Web surveys --
Item nonresponse in Web surveys --
Summary --
4. Introduction to measurement and design in Web surveys --
Measurement error in Web surveys --
Measurement features of Web surveys --
Choice of broad design approaches --
The look and feel of the Web survey --
Navigation conventions --
Choice of response formats --
Grid or matrix questions --
Summary --
5. The Web as a visual medium --
Interpreting visual features of Web questionnaires --
The impact of images --
The concept of visibility --
Summary --
6. Interactive features and measurement error --
Dimensions of interactivity --
Responsive, machine-like features --
Progress indicators --
Running tallies --
Visual analog scales --
Interactive grids --
Online definitions --
Human-like interactive features --
Summary --
7. Measurement error on the Web and in other modes of data collection --
Conceptual schemes for understanding mode effects --
Web surveys as a method of self-administration --
Web surveys and cognitive burden --
Summary --
8. Summary and conclusions --
Non-observation errors in Web surveys --
Observation errors --
A model for mode effects --
Recommendations for Web surveys --
The future of Web surveys.
Responsibility: Roger Tourangeau, Frederick G. Conrad, Mick P. Couper.
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