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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.

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.
What smartphones mean to researchers
As smartphones proliferate, we must seize the opportunities they provide us to research and interact with consumers. The author outlines four critical constructs that make them valuable as a research tool: access, location, identity and deployment.
Using respondent tweets to fill in survey gaps
The author explains how researchers can supplement survey data by asking respondents to include a social media handle and give permission to access their public postings. Then those data can be used to fill in the blanks of what was not answered, or not asked, in the survey.
By the Numbers: Are Internet access panels a lemon market?
The author argues for a way to allow users of access panel research services to pre-judge the quality of their suppliers' products and eliminate the uncertainty that is harming both buyers and vendors.
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.

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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: 10 online sample integrity tips
From inspecting IP and e-mail addresses to post-survey telephone interviews, here are strategies for analyzing the quality of online survey samples.
Using respondent tweets to fill in survey gaps
The author explains how researchers can supplement survey data by asking respondents to include a social media handle and give permission to access their public postings. Then those data can be used to fill in the blanks of what was not answered, or not asked, in the survey.
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.
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.
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.

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