Vasja Vehovar, PhD and Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD about the expansion of online surveys

Vasja Vehovar, PhD and Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD has been published in a handbook of online research methods by a recognized international publisher Sage. It gives an overview of a rapid expansion of online surveys and deals with their methodological issues. First, authors present the general context of computer-assisted survey information collection (CASIC) and then refer to technological aspects and innovation potentials of web surveys. Further, they focus on basic issues in web survey methodology such as sampling, recruiting, nonresponse problem, questionnaire design, post survey adjustments and statistical inference. In addition, authors deal with issues related to survey errors, costs and management, use of web surveys within mixed-mode survey systems and when mixing research methods, with ethics, guides and standards in the field of web survey methodology. Finally, the current and future applications, technological trends and research challenges are presented. Authors conclude with the statement that web surveys are probably the most revolutionizing contemporary innovation in the field of survey research.

The publication is available at Sage website.
Back to list of notificationsPublished: 26. April 2017 | Category: News