Reasons for (not) studying languages at the college level, is surveying UW-Madison Undergraduate students 18 years of age and older. The study aims to examine the factors that influence undergraduate students’ decisions about whether or not to study a language at UW-Madison.
UWSC welcomes the works of The Five Painters: K. Chang, Terrence Doeler, Donna Miller, David Whitish Scheifel, and Tracy Wiklund. A variety of their works will be on display on the 4th floor of Sterling Hall until April 1, 2020.
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.
The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) is very pleased to announce that a new round of interviews with Graduates and their selected Sibling will begin in July 2019 and continue until approximately 2024. As in past years, the University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) will be contacting participants for interviews.
The UWSC is proud to sponsor The Sessions at McPike Park 2019. This is a free event in downtown Madison that benefits non-profits doing great work in the community. The events features live music, food, beverages and craft vendors. Upcoming dates August 7,8,9 & 14, 15.
While scales measuring subjective constructs historically rely on agree-disagree (AD) questions, recent research demonstrates that construct-specific (CS) questions clarify underlying response dimensions that AD questions leave implicit and CS questions often yield higher measures of data quality.
The Resource Center for the American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives is conducting a brief survey among health care providers who purchased the Pain Resource Nurse Curriculum and Planning Guide to evaluate how the materials have been used and the impact they have had.
UWSC regularly employs 50 to 100 undergraduates who are trained as phone interviewers, data entry operators, and mail room workers. UWSC’s preference for promoting from within means that these students have opportunities to apply for regular staff and supervisory positions within UWSC’s field operations, survey management, and technology departments. Students in all these positions develop a range of skills that will help them when they enter the job market.
Politicians often site survey results in their speeches, but they may not have experience or training to evaluate those numbers. Kiannah Sepeda-Miller with the Better Government Association consulted UWSC Faculty Director Nora Cate Schaeffer about …
Staff from the UWSC are participating in the annual meeting of the 2019 conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) in Toronto, Canada on May 16-19. As in previous years, UWSC staff will demonstrate their contributions to survey research methodology by delivering presentations of current research.