Conducting a survey : techniques for a term project /

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Author / Creator:Orcher, Lawrence T.
Imprint:Glendale, CA : Pyrczak Pub., c2007.
Description:xii, 140 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject:Sampling (Statistics)
Social surveys.
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Sampling (Statistics)
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Social surveys.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • A survey as a term project
  • Identifying a topic for a survey
  • Formulating research purposes
  • Locating related literature
  • Writing a literature review
  • Selecting a sample
  • Identifying existing instruments
  • Constructing instruments
  • Measuring demographics
  • Administering instruments
  • Analysis: percentages
  • Analysis: Averages and measures of variability
  • Analysis: correlation
  • Writing a survey research report
  • App. A. Preparing a research proposal
  • App. B. An overview of reliability and validity
  • App. C. Introduction to statistical significance
  • App. D. Free Internet programs to calculate statistics.