Survey Research

Flashlight Online, a tool for creation of Web-based surveys and analysis of survey data, is available to students. Students who would like to use the tool should follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for a Flashlight account by completing the form here
  2. Read the instructions on how to use Flashlight
  3. Contact one of the peer mentors (particularly the ones specializing in Flashlight) for further instructions on using the tool

Books in Leyburn Library

  • Dillman, Don A. Mail and Internet surveys : the tailored design method. 2nd ed. New York : J. Wiley, 2000.
    CALL NO. HM538 .D55 2000.
    This is the newest edition of one of the standard manuals on survey research.
  • Dillman, Don A., Mail and telephone surveys : the total design method. New York : Wiley, 1978.
    CALL NO. HN29 .D54.
    The older edition of one of the standard manuals on survey research.
  • Converse, Jean M. Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage, 1986.
    CALL NO. H62 .C5856 1986.
  • Thomas, Susan J. Designing surveys that work! : a step-by-step guide Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, 1999.
    CALL NO. H62 .T447 1999.
  • Nesbary, Dale. Survey research and the World Wide Web. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 2000.
    CALL NO. H62 .N3846 2000.


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