Spain, Barcelona

Web Survery Paradata

when 30 June 2016 - 1 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week

Paradata (also called process data) are the data automatically generated when respondents answer Web surveys. There are many different kinds of Web survey paradata, including email tracking tools, user agent strings (to identify devices used), and server-side and client-side paradata providing information on things like response times, mouse-clicks, scrolling behavior, and so on. Paradata are often unstructured and messy.
The course will not focus on particular survey or analytic software, but will focus more generally no the kinds of information that can be extracted, and how the paradata can be used to understand respondent behavior in web surveys.

Target group

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.

Course aim

This course will provide an overview of the different types of Web paradata, and how they can be collected, managed, and analyzed to provide useful information on data quality and nonresponse in Web surveys.

Fee info

EUR 0: Serveral Rates (check website)