UP504 • Survey Research

last updated: Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:27 PM

Dates: March 3, 10, 12

note: March 5 is the presentation day for Assignment 3

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We will cover three areas:

See this separate web page for detailed notes on each of these three topics.



course electronic reserve readings (via UM Library online reserves):
Babbie, Earl. "Ch. 4 Research Design, Ch. 5 Conceptualization, Operationalization and Measurement" in The Practice of Social Research. 9th edition, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2003, pp. 90 - 147. [pdf]
Fowler, Floyd. "Sampling," in Survey Research Methods. 2nd edition, Sage, 1993, pp. 10-37. [pdf]
Nishikawa, Nancy . "Ch 2: Survey Methods for planners," in The Planner’s Use of information, edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar Chicago, IL: American Planning Association, 2003, pp. 51-78. [pdf]

Other Resources

University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, Survey Research Center (U-M)
Princeton University Survey Research Center resources page
Council of American Survey Research Organizations: Survey Research Databases
Library Research Service: Research Methods and Resources: Surveys

Assignment (due March 17)

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