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WGU RFC 1 ch 7

Summary of Chapter 7

Survey instrument to collect data that describes one or more characteristics of a specific population
Surveys can be categorized cross sectional or longitudinal
Cross sectional collect data at one point in time
Longitudinal collect data at more than one time to measure growth or change
Longitudinal surveys can be classified as trend surveys, cohort surveys, panel surveys, and follow up surveys
classification depends on sampling and administration of the survey
Trend surveys Examines changes over time in a particular population defined by some particular trait or traits
Using trend surveys researcher is able to analyze changes in the attitudes, belief, or behaviors within that particular population
Cohort surveys involves on population selected at a particular time period
Panel surveys involves a sample in which the same individuals are studied over time
Frequent problem with panel studies (cohort studies to a lesser degree) loss of individuals from the study because of relocation, name change, lack of interest, death
Follow up survey addresses development or change in a previously studied population
Survey research requires the collection of standardized, quantifiable information from all members of a population or a sample
questionnaire written collection of self-report questions to be answered by a selected group of research participants.
Interview oral in person question and answer session between researcher and individual respondent
Created by: Xyrarose