1. Survey Interviews and New Communication Technologies

  1. Frederick G. Conrad PhD1 and
  2. Michael F. Schober PhD2
  1. Michael F. Schober PhD2 and
  2. Frederick G. Conrad PhD1

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470183373.ch1

Envisioning the Survey Interview of the Future

Envisioning the Survey Interview of the Future

How to Cite

Schober, M. F. and Conrad, F. G. (2007) Survey Interviews and New Communication Technologies, in Envisioning the Survey Interview of the Future (eds F. G. Conrad and M. F. Schober), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470183373.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    New School for Social Research, New York, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    New School for Social Research, New York, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471786276

Online ISBN: 9780470183373

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Keywords:

  • Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interviewing (A-CASI);
  • real-world and laboratory-created tasks;
  • Large-scale academic surveys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survey Interviews: The State of the Art Today

  • What Survey Researchers Need to know about Communication Technologies

  • What Communication Technologists Need to know about Survey Interviews

  • What Happens in Survey Interviews

  • Comparability of Questions Across Modes

  • Content and Format of Questions

  • Error in Surveys

  • Adopting New Technologies

  • The Theoretical Horizon

  • References