The survey method in research. By: Christine Habersham, Brittany Lohmeier , & Billie Rames-Schultz University of new Mexico. A basic definition of a survey.
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The survey method in research
Brittany Lohmeier, &
University of new Mexico
“surveys produce information to describe, compare, and predict attitudes, opinions, values, and behavior based on what people say or see and what is contained in records about them and their activities” (Fink, 1995, p. 14)
(Rossi, wright, & Anderson, 1983)
(Grimm & Woznaik, 1990)
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