Survey Resources – #MonthlyMethods October Roundup

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This October’s #MonthlyMethods on Twitter was all about using surveys for research. In these open #MonthlyMethods resources we answered common questions about why quality surveys and questions matter, discussed how to design a survey with purpose, learned about the challenges for recruiting online survey participation, and listened to a professional’s experience in survey research.

While these resources were only available throughout the month of October on Twitter, we are providing special access for one extra month to MethodSpace users. Here’s what we shared this month!

Video: “Political Surveys: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs”

We started off October’s #MonthlyMethods content with an open video from Dina Smeltz of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. In this video, Dina Smeltz shares her professional experience in survey research and highlights best practices for survey design.

Watch this video now with this special link just for MethodSpace users. Available until November 30th.

Case Study: “Relevant Recruiting for Online Survey Participation”

In this case study, Hannah Brenkert-Smith, Katherine Dickinson, and Nicholas Flores discuss their experience administering a survey online and the best practices for recruiting relevant online survey participants.

Read this case study now with this special link just for MethodSpace users. Available until November 30th.

Book Chapter: “WHY Quality Surveys and Questions Matter”

This open book chapter dives into the reasons why quality surveys and questions matter.

Read this book chapter now with this special link just for MethodSpace users.  Available until November 30th.

Join the conversation – Tweet with #MonthlyMethods

What was your key takeaway from this month’s open survey resources? Which sort of resources are your favorite – videos, cases, or book chapters? Would you like to see any particular methods featured in future months?

Tweet at us using #MonthlyMethods or write a comment below to let us know!

Coming soon…

What is next month’s #MonthlyMethods topic? Meta-analysis!

This November we are going to talk about what meta-analysis is, how it relates to research synthesis, and a case study showing how to use meta-analysis to conduct results.

Keep an eye out on the SAGE Research Methods Twitter to see what open resources are in store this month.

 

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