ERIC Number: EJ586184
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Using Electronic Mail To Assess Undergraduates' Experiences: Assessing Frame and Mode Effects.
Morphew, Christopher C.; Williams, Andrew N.
Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v10 n1 p38-55 Fall 1998
A study conducted at one large research university compared electronic mail and telephones as methods for gathering survey data from undergraduate students. Problems associated with electronic-mail use include higher rate of socially undesirable activity among respondents and difficulty in identifying the target population. Implications for campus research are discussed. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Bias, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection, Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Research Universities, Sampling, School Surveys, Student Behavior, Student Experience, Telephone Communications Systems, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A