What student interviewers learn about survey research, aging and themselves by Carol Whitlow

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Published by Pathways to Life Quality in Ithaca, NY .

Written in English

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  • Gerontology -- Research -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.,
  • College students -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Attitudes.,
  • Stereotype (Psychology),
  • Student Research

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Bibliography: p. 17-17.

Book details

StatementCarol Whitlow, Jean Oggins.
SeriesPathways working paper -- no. 00-07
ContributionsOggins, Jean.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22371280M

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Research Question: In this chapter, we use the National Survey and other examples to illustrate key features of survey research. You will learn about the challenges of designing a survey, some basic rules of question construc- Survey methods lend themselves to probability sampling from large populations.

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