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ERIC Number: EJ853949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0193-841X
A Comparison of Web-Based and Paper-Based Survey Methods: Testing Assumptions of Survey Mode and Response Cost
Greenlaw, Corey; Brown-Welty, Sharon
Evaluation Review, v33 n5 p464-480 2009
Web-based surveys have become more prevalent in areas such as evaluation, research, and marketing research to name a few. The proliferation of these online surveys raises the question, how do response rates compare with traditional surveys and at what cost? This research explored response rates and costs for Web-based surveys, paper surveys, and mixed-mode surveys. The participants included evaluators from the American Evaluation Association (AEA). Results included that mixed-mode, while more expensive, had higher response rates. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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