EAM, July 2-5, 2006. Call for papers: Quality of Web surveys
Nov 24 2005
SMABS and EAM conference, Budapest 2-5 July, 2006
Session: Quality of Web surveys
Session organizers, Katja Lozar Manfreda and Vasja Vehovar, invite you to send in an abstract for the session Quality of Web surveys. See abstract of the session below.
Please send an e-mail with your name, the title of your talk and your abstract to email@example.com not later than February 15, 2006.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 15, 2006. The typical abstract will be about a half page long, including the address and affiliation of the author(s). In case of multiple authorship, the first author will be assumed to present the talk. Any of the common file formats are accepted.
- Katja Lozar Manfreda firstname.lastname@example.org, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
- Vasja Vehovar email@example.com, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
The permanent flow of technological advancements, especially the Internet, presents an important driving force for the survey industry. This session is thus seeking papers that will contribute to the understanding of how the Internet is influencing the way we collect survey data. We are especially interested in papers that deal with data quality in Web surveys. Namely, Web surveys will complement (or even replace) some existent survey modes only when we show that data collected in this way are as reliable and valid as data collected by conventional survey modes.
We are looking for papers (but not limit to) that contribute to the evaluation, minimization, and correction of:
- non-response problem in Web surveys,
- non-coverage problem in Web surveys,
- measurement problem in Web surveys due to mode effect, questionnaire design and respondents themselves.
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