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Eval12 Session 532: Longitudinal Data for Department Assessment: Recruitment, Retention, and Social Capital

This paper’s purpose is to describe an innovative longitudinal survey to advance the validity of evaluation efforts for disciplines in higher education institutions that are under pressure to increase the vocational aspects of their programs. A lack of understanding about how majors search for...


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Pencil Versus Keyboard: An Assessment of Alternative Methods for Evaluating Social Services Outcomes

Recently, these latter two affinity groups have abandoned paper and pencil methods of collecting outcomes data on clients in favor of on-line ones. Purpose: In this paper the results of assessing this change on survey response rates, missing client information, client refusals to participate, frequency of agency data gathering, and the meeting of agency data needs will be presented

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Eval11 Session 807: Conducting High Quality Surveys

Surveys are common tools for gathering evaluation information; however, they are only as useful as the quality of the data that are collected. This presentation provides a multi-faceted framework for thinking about survey quality that includes both the accuracy of the data and other important considerations such as usability, timeliness, and credibility

Conducting High Quality Surveys - AEA 2011.ppt