How to Conduct Your Own Survey

  • Filename: how-to-conduct-your-own-survey.
  • ISBN: 0471012734
  • Release Date: 1994-11-10
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Priscilla Salant
  • Publisher: Wiley



A nuts-and-bolts guide to conducting your own professional-quality surveys without paying professional fees. How can you gauge public support for a cause or test the market for a product or service? What are the best methods for validating opinions for use in a paper or dissertation? A well-documented survey is the answer. But what if you don't have thousands of dollars to commission one? No problem. How to Conduct Your Own Survey gives you everything you need to do it yourself! Without any prior training, you can learn expert techniques for conducting accurate, low-cost surveys. In step-by-step, down-to-earth language, Priscilla Salant and Don A. Dillman give you the tools you need to: * Determine which type of survey is best for you * Estimate the cost of your survey * Conduct mail, telephone, and face-to-face surveys * Draw accurate samples * Write effective questionnaires * Compile and report results * Avoid common survey errors * Find reliable outside assistance * And much more

How to conduct your own survey

  • Filename: how-to-conduct-your-own-survey.
  • ISBN: 0471012734
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 232
  • Author: Priscilla Salant
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc



A nuts-and-bolts guide to conducting your own professional-quality surveys without paying professional fees. How can you gauge public support for a cause or test the market for a product or service? What are the best methods for validating opinions for use in a paper or dissertation? A well-documented survey is the answer. But what if you don't have thousands of dollars to commission one? No problem. How to Conduct Your Own Survey gives you everything you need to do it yourself! Without any prior training, you can learn expert techniques for conducting accurate, low-cost surveys. In step-by-step, down-to-earth language, Priscilla Salant and Don A. Dillman give you the tools you need to: * Determine which type of survey is best for you * Estimate the cost of your survey * Conduct mail, telephone, and face-to-face surveys * Draw accurate samples * Write effective questionnaires * Compile and report results * Avoid common survey errors * Find reliable outside assistance * And much more

How to Conduct Surveys

  • Filename: how-to-conduct-surveys.
  • ISBN: 141291423X
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 109
  • Author: Arlene Fink
  • Publisher: SAGE



This ever-popular book continues to offer readers a practical, step-by-step guide to organizing surveys. The Third Edition: - Includes fully-updated examples and references on such topics as computer-assisted and interactive surveys, survey data analysis techniques, sampling techniques and reporting results; - Features new topics, such as using the Internet for surveying; - Provides readers with links to exemplary 'surveys in practice'.

Survey Research Methodology 1990 1999

  • Filename: survey-research-methodology-1990-1999.
  • ISBN: 1593114109
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Graham Walden
  • Publisher: IAP



Covers the survey research literature of the 1990s, with 617 annotations averaging over 200 words each, and with a 20-page subject index.

How to Conduct Surveys A Step by Step Guide

  • Filename: how-to-conduct-surveys-a-step-by-step-guide.
  • ISBN: 9781452286259
  • Release Date: 2012-11-12
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Arlene Fink
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications



The Fifth Edition of Arlene Fink's best-selling How to Conduct Surveys guides readers through the process of developing their own rigorous surveys and evaluating the credibility of surveys created by others. Offering practical, step-by-step advice and written in the same clear and accessible style as her other works, author Arlene Fink centers her guidance on choosing the appropriate type of survey, writing survey questions and responses, formatting the survey, deciding on the characteristics and numbers of respondents to include, determining the frequency of surveying respondents, and analyzing and reporting the results. The Fifth Edition pays particular attention to the internet and online surveys, considering best practices and techniques for developing a thorough and effective survey.

The Challenge of Effective Speaking in a Digital Age

  • Filename: the-challenge-of-effective-speaking-in-a-digital-age.
  • ISBN: 9781285094847
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Rudolph Verderber
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



All the skills you need to know to become a confident speaker and conquer speaking anxiety are thoroughly covered in THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING IN A DIGITAL AGE, 16E. A pioneer in the field, this best seller guides you through six key Speech Planning Action Steps: topic selection, audience analysis and adaptation, effective research (including appropriate use of Internet resources), organization (with an emphasis on outlining), presentational aids (and how to avoid succumbing to death by PowerPoint), and language and delivery. The new edition also includes many online tools, such as videos of student speeches accompanied by Interactive Video Activities that help develop and strengthen public speaking skills. Grounded in the latest research, this new edition is an exceptional resource for creating and delivering speeches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Handbook for Social Science Field Research

  • Filename: a-handbook-for-social-science-field-research.
  • ISBN: 9781412916813
  • Release Date: 2006-01-24
  • Number of pages: 254
  • Author: Ellen Perecman
  • Publisher: SAGE



A Handbook for Social Science Field Research: Essays & Bibliographic Sources on Research Design and Methods provides both novice and experienced scholars with valuable insights to a select list of critical texts pertaining to a wide array of social science methods useful when doing fieldwork. Through essays on ethnography to case study, archival research, oral history, surveys, secondary data analysis, and ethics, this refreshing new collection offers "tales from the field" by renowned scholars across various disciplines.

Research and Fieldwork in Development

  • Filename: research-and-fieldwork-in-development.
  • ISBN: 9781134110742
  • Release Date: 2014-12-08
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Daniel Hammett
  • Publisher: Routledge



Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods. Each chapter provides the reader with an understanding of the theoretical basis of research methods, reflects upon their practice and outlines appropriate analysis techniques. The text also provides a cutting edge focus on the role of new media and technologies in conducting research. The final chapters return to a set of broader concerns in development research, providing a new and dynamic set of engagements with ethics and risk in fieldwork, integrating methods and engaging development research methods with knowledge exchange practices. Each chapter is supported by several case studies written by global experts within the field, documenting encounters and experiences and linking theory to practice. Each chapter is also complimented by an end of chapter summary, suggestions for further reading and websites, and questions for further reflection and practice. The text critically locates development research within the field of international development to give an accessible and comprehensive introduction to development research methods. This book provides an invaluable overview to the practice of international development research and serves as an essential resource for undergraduate and postgraduate student embarking of development fieldwork. It is supported by online resources including extended bibliographies for each chapter, example risk and ethic forms, example policy briefing notes, research reports, links to websites and data sources.

SPEAK

  • Filename: speak.
  • ISBN: 9781285077055
  • Release Date: 2013-11-04
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Rudolph Verderber
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Be Your Own Boss Start a Business

  • Filename: be-your-own-boss-start-a-business.
  • ISBN: 9781552707111
  • Release Date: 2015-06-04
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Learn2succeed.com Incorporated
  • Publisher: Productive Publications



Where to get an idea for starting a business and find out if it can make money. Learn about the legal forms of business; how to set objectives and begin operations. Computer hardware and software that can help you get off to a flying start. The basics of online and offline advertising and easy ways to create a Web site and sell online. How write a business plan.

Understanding Your Users

  • Filename: understanding-your-users.
  • ISBN: 1558609350
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 781
  • Author: Catherine Courage
  • Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing



"Understanding Your Users is an easy to read, easy to implement, how-to guide on usability in the real world. It focuses on the "user requirements gathering" stage of product development and it provides a variety of techniques, many of which may be new to usability professionals. For each technique, readers will learn how to prepare for and conduct the activity, as well as analyze and present the data - all in a practical and hands-on way. The techniques can be used together to form a complete picture of the users' requirements or they can be used separately to address specific product questions. These methods have helped product teams understand the value of user requirements gathering by providing insight into how users work and what they need to be successful at their tasks."--BOOK JACKET.

Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management

  • Filename: human-dimensions-of-wildlife-management.
  • ISBN: 9781421407418
  • Release Date: 2012-09-24
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Daniel J. Decker
  • Publisher: JHU Press



Wildlife professionals can more effectively manage species and social-ecological systems by fully considering the role that humans play in every stage of the process. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management provides the essential information that students and practitioners need to be effective problem solvers. Edited by three leading experts in wildlife management, this textbook explores the interface of humans with wildlife and their sometimes complementary, often conflicting, interests. The book's well-researched chapters address conservation, wildlife use (hunting and fishing), and the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of wildlife management. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management explains how a wildlife professional should handle a variety of situations, such as managing deer populations in residential areas or encounters between predators and people or pets. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes detailed information about • systems thinking• working with social scientists• managing citizen input• using economics to inform decision making• preparing questionnaires• ethical considerations

Polling and Survey Research Methods 1935 1979

  • Filename: polling-and-survey-research-methods-1935-1979.
  • ISBN: 0313277907
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 581
  • Author: Graham R. Walden
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group



The most comprehensive annotated bibliography available on the first 45 years of polling and survey research in the United States.

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