28 July 2016
Software for Web Surveys
In this course assumes a general knowledge of survey design, but we will discuss some specificities of the questionnaire design for web surveys. The first part will give a quick summary of the main issues one has to take into account for designing a web survey. Decisions on these main issues can influence the choice of a software. Then, we will give an overview of existing software and their main characteristics. Finally, we will dedicate more time to a few specific software, and participants will have to try them out.
Students, researchers, business professionals who need to develop good quality surveys and/or need to apply appropriate and up-to-date statistical methods. At the conclusion of the Summer School, participants will receive a certificate for each course and with the number of hours attended.
The choice of a software for implementing a web survey is not always easy. Many software exist, and each one has specific characteristics. The choice depends on the population of interest and the sample size one wants to achieve, on the topic of the survey, on the characteristics of the questionnaire (e.g. number of questions, needs of using filters, kind of scales required), on the available budget and time the researcher has to conduct the survey, ... It will also depends if the survey consists in one wave only or several ones, if it is conducted in a country with very high internet coverage or not, if the survey will be accessed through mobile devices or only through computers, etc.
EUR 0: Several Rates (check website)