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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Web Survey Bibliography - USA (2149)
- Stages of Change and Condom Use among an Internet Sample of Gay and Bisexual Men; 2004; Gullette, D. L., Turner, J. G.
- Factor Structures of Three Measures of Research Self-Efficacy; 2004; Forester, M., Kahn, J. H., Hesson-McInnis, M. S.
- Internet Shopping Orientation Segments: An Exploration of Differences in Consumer Behavior; 2004; McKinney, L. N.
- Ethnography Online: ‘Natives’ Practising and Inscribing Community; 2004; Gatson, S. N., Zweerink, A.
- What’s New: A Round-Up of New Products and Initiatives; 2004; Foster, P.
- Exposure, Involvement and Satisfaction with Online Activities: A Cross-National Comparison of American...; 2004; Patwardhan, P.
- How Health Policy and Health Services Researchers are Compensated: Analysis of a Nationwide Salary Survey...; 2004; Resneck, J. Jr., Luft, H.
- Attachment Style and Subjective Motivations for Sex; 2004; Davis, D., Shaver, P. R., Vernon, M. L.
- Modeling Participation in an Online Travel Community; 2004; Wang, Y., Fesenmaier, D. R.
- Methodological Comparison: Telephone vs. Web-based Survey; 2004; Anonymous
- E-Mail Contacts: A Test of Complex Graphical Designs in Survey Research; 2004; Whitcomb, M. E., Porter, S. R.
- Impacts of the Use of E-Mail and the Internet on Personal Trip-Making Behavior; 2004; Tonn, B. E., Hemrick, A.
- Instrument Effects of Images in Web Surveys: A Research Note; 2004; Witte, J. C., Pargas, R. P., Mobley, C., Hawdon, J.
- How You Ask Counts: A Test of Internet-Related Components of Response Rates to a Web-Based Survey; 2004; Trouteaud, A. R.
- Online administration of a print audience measurement study. Doing it for real; 2004; Melton, E.
- Internet research ethics in historical context; 2004; Ess, C.
- Legal issues of Internet research; 2004; Weiser, P.
- Internet Research Methods; 2004; Markham, A. N.
- Internet Surveys; 2004; Couper, M. P.
- To Do or Not to Do?: A Comparison of Behavioral Intention Measures; 2004; Thomas, R. K., Behnke, C. S., Johnson, A. M.
- Item Non-response: Don't Know about Mandatory Responses?; 2004; Thomas, R. K., Johnson, A. M., Behnke, C. S.
- A Global Study of Knowledge Workers: Using the Internet, Dealing with Cultural Variation, and Commercial...; 2004; Day, R., Ross, J.
- Cognitive Interviewing and the Use of Visual Design Principles: A Case Study; 2004; Stettler, K., Nguyen, T.
- Is the American Public as Informed about Science as They Say They Are?; 2004; Gentry, R. J.
- CASI Supplemental Survey Nonresponse; 2004; Kim, J., Smith, T. W., Kim, S., Kang, J.-H., Berktold, J.
- The Effects of Correcting for Sample Selection Bias in Internet Panel Surveys Based on Random Digit...; 2004; Cameron, T. A., de Shazo, J. R., Dennis, J. M., Lee, R. J.
- Moving BRFSS from RDD to Multimode: A Web/Mail/Telephone Experiment; 2004; Mokdad, A., Link, M. W.
- Web Survey Design and Implementation - SOLD OUT; 2004; Couper, M. P.
- Attempting to Adjust for Selection Bias in Web Surveys with Propensity Scores: The Case of the Health...; 2004; Schonlau, M., Couper, M. P., Winter, J.
- Propensity Score Adjustment for Web Surveys; 2004; Lee, Sunghee
- Web, Mail, and Mixed-mode Data Collection in a Survey of Advanced Technology Program Applicants; 2004; Kerwin, J., Brick, P. D., Levin, K., Cantor, D., O'Brien, J., Campbell, S., Shipp, S., Wang, A.
- The Online Survey: Its Contributions and Potential Problems; 2004; McIntyre, K., Tomazic, T., Katz, B., Matsuo, H.
- The Net Effect: A Comparison of Internet vs. Mail Survey Respondents; 2004; Friedman, E. M., Clusen, N. A., Hartzell, M.
- Data Collection Mode Effects Controlling for Sample Origins in an Internet Panel Survey; 2004; Dennis, J. M., Chatt, C.
- Protocol for Converting Respondents form Touchtone to the Internet in the Current Employment Statistics...; 2004; Rosen, R. J., Harrell, L. J., Ballard, D., Wise, R., Gomes, T.
- Picture This! Exploring Visual Effects in Web Surveys; 2004; Couper, M. P., Tourangeau, R., Kenyon, K.
- The web as an object of study; 2004; Schneider, S. M., Kirsten, F.
- Comparison of Web, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Data Collection Methods in a Survey of R&D Funding; 2004; Brick, P. D., Kerwin, J., Levin, K., Cantor, D., O'Brien, J., Wang, A., Campbell, S., Shipp, S.
- Survey Mode Preferences of Business Respondents; 2004; Tarnai, J., Paxon, M. C.
- Respect Thy Respondent Part II: Good Manners for Web surveys; 2004; Featherston, F., Moy, L.
- Race-of-Interviewer Effects: What Happens on the Web?; 2004; Krysan, M., Couper, M. P.
- How Visual Grouping Influences Answers To Internet Surveys; 2004; Smyth, J. D., Dillman, D. A., Christian, L. M., Stern, M. J.
- The Pollster’s Image, Computer Proliferation in America and What It Means to You!; 2004; Mayur, R., Koudinova, T., Kambavis, C., Sherlock, C.
- Applying New Methodologies in a Longitudinal Study of Young Conservative Jews; 2004; Keysar, A., Kosmin, B.
- The Effect of an Explicit “Decline to Answer” Option in Web Surveys; 2004; Broach, R. J., Ahsan, S., Hoffer, T. B.
- Web Survey Design: Paging vs. Scrolling; 2004; Peytchev, A., Crawford, S. D., McCabe, S. E., Conrad, F. G., Couper, M. P.
- Individual and Environmental Factors Affecting Unit Nonresponse and Drop-Out Rates in Web Surveys; 2004; Basson, D., Boulianne, J. S.
- Web of Intrigue? Evaluating Effects on Response Rates of between Web SAQ, CATI, and Mail SAQ Options...; 2004; Grigorian, K. H., Hoffer, T. B., Sederstrom, S.
- The Effect of Mode on Response Rates and Data Quality in a Survey of Physicians; 2004; Losh, M. E., Thompson, N., Lutz, G.
- Exploration of Physicians Who Choose to Respond Online; 2004; Peugh, J., Zapert, K.