Web Survey Bibliography
The field of public opinion research has gone through three major periods with respect to the dominant method of data collection, and may now be on the verge of entering a fourth. In the first of these periods, which lasted until the mid 1930's, the primary instrument was the straw poll in which a magazine or newspaper would ask a self-selected sample of their readers to express their opinion by returning selfadministered ballots or questionnaires. In the middle 1930’s, notorious failures of this method had led to a second, more scientific period, characterized by doorto- door interviewing and area probability samples of the general public. By the early 1960's, sharply increasing costs and declining response rates of door-to-door surveys led to a third period in which the instrument of choice became the telephone survey, conducted from a central location and most often using some form of random digit sampling.
In recent years, telephone surveys have seen a marked increase in costs, along with a sharp decline in response rates, leading many to look for new and more efficient methods for data collection. This, in turn, has led to much speculation on ways of using the emerging “Electronic Highway” as a vehicle for conducting surveys. There remain, however, many issues to be resolved before this approach can be used effectively. In this paper we report the results of a series of experiments in using E-Mail and on-line surveys tomeasure public opinion, and conducted by the Prodigy
Services Company among its subscribers. The primar focus will be on a tracking study of presidential and congressional approval that was conducted continuously from January 1993 through February 1995. We also report on a number of on-line surveys conducted during the presidential election campaign of 1992.
The most significant, and somewhat surprising, conclusion from these experiments is that they produced results which are in many respects comparable to those obtained in national surveys by the major polling organizations.
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- Feedback in web surveys; 2002; Hoogendoorn, A., Sikkel, D.
- The need for speed; 2002; MacElroy, B.
- Selecting a consumer panel service; 2002; Sudman, S., Wansink, B.
- Mixed methods; 2002; Rook, N.
- Compare and contrast; 2002; Kindig, L.
- Software Review: CAVI from OpinionOne; 2002; Macer, T.
- Supplier Side: Survey programming integration; 2002; Mitrano, M.
- Humbug, science, survey research; 2002; Litman, J.
- Drawing a few from many; 2002; Fitzgerald, A.
- If given the choice; 2002; Allison, J., O'Konis, C.
- At my own pace in my own place; 2002; Downes-Le Guin, T.
- Privacy, please; 2002; Mack, B.
- My opinion counts; 2002; Solomon, M.B.
- Multi-mode research dos and don'ts; 2002; Hogg, A.
- Qualitatively Speaking: Online focus groups...here today, not gone tomorrow; 2002; Yoffie, A.J.
- A matter of trade-offs; 2002; Owen, R.S.
- Net research suffers due to failed promise; 2002; Tortorello, N.J.
- Civic Engagement, Social Trust, and Online Deliberation; 2002; Goldthwaite, D., Price, V., Cappella, J. N.
- Use of Electronic Surveys in Course Evaluation; 2002; Moss, J., Hendry, G.
- Social desirability and self-disclosure online: Integrating media effects with user characteristics; 2002
- Social desirable responding and age on the Internet: older participants in online studies show a higher...; 2002; Reips, U. -D., Stoeber, J., Hahn, A.
- Time Measurement And Pre-testing In On-line-Questionnaires; 2002; Mueller, J., Reimer, M.
- A Mixed-mode Internet and Telephone Survey in a Technology-rich Environment; 2002; Marton, K., Sumartojo, R. Kosicki, G. M., Horner, L. R.
- Comparison of Response Rates and Quality of Response in a Survey Conducted by Mail, Email and Web; 2002; Lesser, V. M., Newton, L.
- Using the Internet for Organizational Research: A Study of Cynicism in the Workplace; 2002; Eaton, M. A. J., Struthers, C. V.
- Face-to-Face vs. Web-enabled Panel Interviews on Magazine Reading: A Mode Comparison; 2002; Mattlin, J.
- Internet-based Survey Research in the U.S. Navy; 2002; Olmsted, M. G.
- Statistical Data Validation in Web Instruments:An Empirical Study; 2002; Peytchev, A., Petrova, E.A.
- Transitioning Phone and Mail Studies to an Online Venue: Factors for Consideration; 2002; Park, J. M., Collier, D.
- U.S. Army Web-based, Internet Surveys; 2002; Lynn, M.
- Ethical issues of online communication research; 2002; Capurro, R., Pingel, C.
- Ethics of Internet Research: Contesting the Human Subjects Research Model; 2002; Bassett, E. H., O'Riordan, K.
- Representations or people?; 2002; White, M.
- What is special about the ethical issues in online research?; 2002; Elgesem, D.
- Research ethics in Internet-enabled research: Human subjects issues and methodological myopia; 2002; Walther, J. B.
- Effective recruitment and retention for online surveys; 2002; Freeman, K.
- Use of Internet-based household travel diary survey instrument; 2002; Adler, T., Rimmer, L., Carpenter, D.
- A comparison of four computer-based telephone interviewing methods: Getting answers to sensitive questions...; 2002; Corkrey, R., Parkinson, L.
- Attitudes of Business Faculty Towards Two Methods of Collecting Teaching Evaluations: Paper vs. Online...; 2002; Dommeyer, C. J., Baum, P., Chapman, K.S., Hanna, R.W.
- Ethical Issues for Qualitative Research in On-line Communities; 2002; Brownlow, C., O'Dell, L.
- Superior Software, Incomplete Instructions; 2002; Hollman, L.
- SurveyConnect Releases Survey Select Expert 4.5; 2002; Anonymous
- Collecting Ego-Centered Network Data via the Web; 2002; Batagelj, Z., Hlebec, V., Lozar Manfreda, K., Vehovar, V.
- Network ethnography and the hypermedia organization: new media, new organizations, new methods; 2002; Howard, P. N.
- Communication research about the internet: a thematic meta-analysis; 2002; Kim, S. T., Weaver, D. H.
- Issues in protection of human subjects in Internet research; 2002; Im, E. O., Chee, W.
- Introduction: Psychology and the Internet; 2002; Taylor, J.
- Use of the Internet by Patients with Chronic Illness; 2002; Millard, R., Fintak, P.
- Online research gets fewer Euro cheers; 2002; Jamieson, D
- An Evaluation of Nonresponse Bias in Internet Surveys Conducted Using the Knowledge Networks Panel; 2002; Seryakova, K., Dennis, J. M., Huggins, V. J.