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There are 47 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Surveying collegiate Net surfers -- Web methodology or mythology
Though data collection via the Internet has been growing in popularity, no one seems completely sure what to make of data gathered using this medium. The most heated debate regards validity. Brigham Young University used a split-method survey of on-campus residents to test the impacts of two different methods of data collection on self-selection and sampling bias: one electronic, one paper.
A statistical approach to security/past participation problems
To combat respondent validity issues, conduct on-site interviews. That way you'll know exactly who you're talking to.
Minimizing the liar factor
While the Internet can be a great research tool, it’s important to note that research via the Internet and about Internet use regards private behavior, which makes self-reported information highly susceptible to misrepresentation. Using a case study, this article discusses minimizing lying and finding better ways to estimate actual behavior.
Validating overnight sampling with an online research panel
Some researchers have wondered if the rapid pace at which online surveys can be completed has introduced some of the same problems associated with overnight phone studies. The authors argue for the use of replicate sampling, which divides the sample frame into mini-samples, which researchers work one at a time to prevent a certain type of consumer from being disproportionately represented in the final data set.
Is data from a representative online panel more valid?
The author, who works for a research panel provider, argues that different online research resources and techniques can yield very different results. Knowing the effects of these factors, some of which are outlined via a research-on-research-style report, is essential to making the correct business decisions and to taking full advantage of all the Internet has to offer.

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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

By the Numbers: Lessons for using online panels in B2B research
Natalia Elsner outlines how to react when you have questions about the quality of B2B panel respondents.
A look at consistency in global non-probabilistic online samples
The authors examine results from a consistency analysis conducted in 13 countries with samples from 10 panel companies to highlight differences in data quality.
A report on the Confirmit Market Research Software Survey
Among the highlights in this recap of the annual study of software and technology usage by research companies are ongoing struggles with survey length and a marked commitment to quality control.
When fake brands are used to get real data
Peter Gold reports on a research-on-research project that examined the impact on data quality of including bogus brand names in survey response lists.
Data Use: An evaluation of quality-control questions
A report on a research-on-research study that examined the impact of various types of in-survey quality-control measures.

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