The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) is the largest epidemiological study on autism and developmental delays. SEED will help researchers better understand the health and behavior of young children with autism and offer clues to the causes of autism.
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Graduate School and the Council of Graduate Schools are doing two web surveys with three cohorts of graduate alumni and three cohorts of graduate students.
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UWSC participates in “Interviewers and Their Effects from a Total Survey Error Perspective Workshop”
An international workshop devoted to survey interviewers and their effects on total survey error was held February 26-28, 2019 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska. The …
Faculty Director Nora Cate Schaeffer, Associate Director John Stevenson, and Survey Methodologist Jennifer Dykema Participate in the 2019 AASRO Meeting
The Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) held their 13th Annual Meeting hosted by the Bureau of Sociological Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There, participants from academic survey research organizations across the country met to discuss pressing issues and topics relevant to their centers and institutions including spam blocking and other operations-based difficulties and advances, methods to convey the value of our centers to University Leadership, and educational practices and initiatives. Peter Miller, past AAPOR President and former Senior Research for the Survey Measurement at the US Census Bureau, gave a riveting invited talk on “Relevance, Credibility, and Trust.”
New UWSC study supports recommendations not to use householder’s names in mail surveys with address-based samples
While best practices in mail survey design advise personalizing correspondence, most research predates the use of address-based sampling (ABS) in which a householder’s name either cannot be matched to an address or may be matched incorrectly.
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