Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Robert Groves ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Groves, Robert M.|
|LC Classifications||HA31.2 .S873 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009004196|
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Social Survey Methods Division. III. Title. HAC3 S87 ’33 C Preface I am very proud of the Statistics Canada publication Survey Methods and Practices. It is a real achievement and marks the culmination of the efforts of a large number of staff at Statistics. A field of applied statistics of human research surveys, survey methodology studies the sampling of individual units from a population and associated techniques of survey data collection, such as questionnaire construction and methods for improving the number and accuracy of responses to surveys. Survey methodology includes instruments or procedures . Books yThe following books are available in Lauren Collins’ office (): Introduction to Survey Sampling by Graham Kalton Designing Social Inquiry by Gary King, Robert Keohane and Sidney Verba. Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches by John Creswell Handbook of Research Methods: A Guide for. Furthermore, survey methodology is becoming an academic discipline with its own university programs, conferences, and journals. However, survey methodology could also be seen as a bridge between disciplines, resting on the shared methodological preoccupations between specialists of very different fields. These are some of the challenges we are.