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Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker

Label
Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide
Title
Designing and conducting survey research
Title remainder
a comprehensive guide
Statement of responsibility
Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Updated and expanded to include additional statistical techniques and a broader array of exercises, this second edition of Rea and Parker's foundational tool is a complete, practical guide to conducting sample survey research. In a comprehensive manner, it explains all major components of survey research including construction of the instrument, administration of the process, and analysis and reporting of results."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rea, Louis M
Dewey number
001.4/33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HA31.2
LC item number
.R43 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Parker, Richard A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sampling (Statistics)
  • Social surveys
  • Social sciences
  • Data Collection
  • Social Sciences
Label
Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview of the sample survey process -- One: Developing and administering questionnaires -- Designing effective questionnaires: Basic guidelines -- Developing survey questions -- Administering the questionnaire -- Utilizing focus groups in the survey research process -- Two: Ensuring scientific accuracy -- Understanding sampling theory -- Determining the sample size -- Selecting a representative sample -- Three: Presenting and analyzing survey results -- Presenting and describing survey data -- Testing the statistical significance of sample survey data -- Measuring the strength of statistically significant relationships in sample survey data -- Preparing an effective final report -- A. Table of areas of a standard normal distribution -- B. Measures of central tendency and dispersion -- C. Glossary -- D. Answers to selected exercises
Control code
36528289
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780787908102
Lccn
97007969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview of the sample survey process -- One: Developing and administering questionnaires -- Designing effective questionnaires: Basic guidelines -- Developing survey questions -- Administering the questionnaire -- Utilizing focus groups in the survey research process -- Two: Ensuring scientific accuracy -- Understanding sampling theory -- Determining the sample size -- Selecting a representative sample -- Three: Presenting and analyzing survey results -- Presenting and describing survey data -- Testing the statistical significance of sample survey data -- Measuring the strength of statistically significant relationships in sample survey data -- Preparing an effective final report -- A. Table of areas of a standard normal distribution -- B. Measures of central tendency and dispersion -- C. Glossary -- D. Answers to selected exercises
Control code
36528289
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780787908102
Lccn
97007969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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