ERIC Number: EJ760539
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 60
Raising Response Rates: What Works?
Porter, Stephen R.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n121 p5-21 2004
This chapter discusses the theoretical literature on why people choose to respond to a survey and reviews the latest empirical research on how survey administration and the characteristics of a survey affect response rates. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Surveys, Educational Research, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Failure, Data Collection, Psychological Characteristics, Internet, Incentives, Social Responsibility, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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