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Should you use the Internet for quantitative survey research? To paraphrase a long-distance carrier’s commercials: if you haven’t done Internet survey research – you will. Because there are some very powerful reasons why you should consider using the Internet for quantitative survey research....
As Wikipedia has become more and more popular with students, some professors have become increasingly concerned about the online, reader-produced encyclopedia.   While plenty of professors have complained about the lack of accuracy or completeness of entries, and some have discouraged or trie...
On Jan. 1, a little-noticed, but important milestone in the history of the internet marks its 30th anniversary. It was on this date in 1983 that ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network -- the world's first operational packet switching network and the progenitor of what was to become the g...
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(ISNS) -- Wikipedia isn't just a website that helps students with their homework and settles debates between friends. It can also help researchers track influenza in real time. A new study released in April in the journal PLOS Computational Biology showcased an algorithm that uses the number of pag...
As an entrepreneur, you already know the Internet offers a wealth of information to assist you with business and strategic planning. But do you ever have that "needle-in-a-haystack" feeling when trying to locate a critical piece of information? Despite powerful search engines like Google and Yahoo,...
Introduction to How Internet Search Engines Work The good news about the Internet and its most visible component, the World Wide Web, is that there are hundreds of millions of pages available, waiting to present information on an amazing variety of topics. The bad news about the Internet is that th...
When you’re looking to research a product, where do you go? The Internet. When you’re hoping to find out more about a business, where do you go? The Internet. So, it makes sense to go to the Internet to check out potential employees, right? “It is generally not, per se, wrongful or otherwise ...
A Recently Published Responsive Management Journal Article Outlines Why Online Surveys Continue to Yield Inaccurate, Unreliable, and Biased Data   INTERNET OR ONLINE SURVEYS have become a popular and attractive way to measure opinions and attitudes of the general population and more specific ...
Jenny Marlar of The Gallup Organization moderated this AAPOR Annual Conference session today on sampling and data quality concerns for online surveys. The Performance of Different Calibration Models in Non-Probability Online Surveys Julia Clark and Neale El-Dash of Ipsos Public Affairs looked at c...

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