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Web Survey Bibliography

Title An Experiment in Open End Response Length in Relation to Text Box Length in a Web Survey
Year 2015
Access date 02.11.2015

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An experiment was conducted by random assignment of text box size to open end questions in a web survey of faculty members. We hypothesized that a larger box would result in lengthier responses. While direct effects were not observed, differences were observed with moderating effects of engagement in the activity under investigation and in relation to whether positive or negative reactions were solicited. The implications of the results for web surveys are discussed.

Year of publication2015
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations

Web survey bibliography - European survey research associaton conference 2015, ESRA, Reykjavik (36)