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Title Question evaluation methods : contributing to the science of data quality / edited by Jennifer Madans [and others]
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 364 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley series in survey methodology
Wiley series in survey methodology.
Contents Introduction / Jennifer Madans, Kristen Miller, Aaron Maitland, and Gordon Willis -- Behavior coding. Coding the behavior of interviewers and respondents to evaluate survey questions / Floyd J. Fowler -- Response 1 to Fowler's chapter: Coding the behavior of interviewers and respondents to evaluate survey questions / Nora Cate Schaeffer and Jennifer Dykema -- Response 2 to Fowler's chapter: Coding the behavior of interviewers and respondents to evaluate survey questions / Alisú Schoua-Glusberg -- Cognitive interviewing. Cognitive interviewing / Kristen Miller -- Response 1 to Miller's chapter: Cognitive interviewing / Gordon Willis -- Response 2 to Miller's chapter: Cognitive interviewing / Frederick G. Conrad -- Item response theory. Applying item response theory for questionnaire evaluation / Bryce B. Reeve -- Response 1 to Reeve's chapter: Applying item response theory for questionnaire evaluation / Ron D. Hays -- Response 2 to Reeve's chapter: Applying item response theory for questionnaire evaluation / Clyde Tucker [and others] -- Latent class analysis. Some issues in the application of latent class models for questionnaire design / Paul P. Biemer and Marcus Berzofsky -- Response 1 to Biemer and Berzofsky's chapter: Some issues in the application of latent class models for questionnaire design / Frauke Kreuter -- Response 2 to Biemer and Berzofsky's chapter: Some issues in the application of latent class models for questionnaire design / Janet A. Harkness and Timothy P. Johnson -- Split-sample experiments. Experiments for evaluating survey questions / Jon A. Krosnick -- Response 1 to Krosnick's chapter: Experiments for evaluating survey questions / Johnny Blair -- Response 2 to Krosnick's chapter: Experiments for evaluating survey questions / Theresa DeMaio and Stephanie Willson -- Multitrait-multimethod experiments. Evaluating the reliability and validity of survey interview data using the MTMM approach / Duane F. Alwin -- Response to Alwin's chapter: Evaluating the reliability and validity of survey interview data using the MTMM approach / Peter Ph. Mohler -- Field-based data methods. Using field tests to evaluate federal statistical survey questionnaires / Brian A. Harris-Kojetin and James M. Dahlhamer
Summary Insightful observations on common question evaluation methods and best practices for data collection in survey research Featuring contributions from leading researchers and academicians in the field of survey research, Question Evaluation Methods: Contributing to the Science of Data Quality sheds light on question response error and introduces an interdisciplinary, cross-method approach that is essential for advancing knowledge about data quality and ensuring the credibility of conclusions drawn from surveys and censuses. Offering a variety of expert analyses of question ev
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Questionnaires -- Design.
Sampling (Statistics) -- Evaluation.
Social surveys -- Evaluation.
Social surveys -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Madans, Jennifer H.
ISBN 1118036980 (electronic bk.)
1283257734
9781118036983 (electronic bk.)
9781283257732
(paperback)
(paperback)