Events at the Richard B. Johnson Center

Survey Research and Design Colloquia & Workshops


Date/Time/Location:

February 4 - May 9, 2014
(Place and time given in the schedule below)

The Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall at SMU

Information:

In partnership with SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Community Development Department, CORE offers a colloquium and workshop series that focuses on survey research. Topics include practice contexts for survey research; the development, design, and use of survey instruments in social and behavioral research, and analysis of survey data. The series include two strands: a colloquium strand that focuses on the scientific and technical aspects of survey research and a workshop strand that focuses on the nuts and bolts of survey development and the use of surveys in community research and program evaluation settings.


Date Event Speaker Location / Time Format Participation

Friday, February 14

Is a Probability Sample Required?

Dr. Lynne Stokes, SMU

Simmons Hall, Room 144
12:00pm.-1:00pm.

Colloquium

Free

Friday, February 28

Dynamic Panel Data Models with Irregular Spacing

Dr. Daniel Millimet, SMU

Simmons Hall, Room 144
12:00pm.-1:00pm.

Colloquium

Free

Friday, March 7

Design of a Probability Sample of Food Banks in North Texas

Doctoral Students, Department of Statistical Science, SMU

Simmons Hall, Room 144
12:00pm.-1:00pm.

Colloquium

Free

Friday, March 28

Survey Sampling Weights and Item Response Modeling

Dr. Paul Yovanoff, SMU

Simmons Hall, Room 144
12:00pm.-1:00pm.

Colloquium

Free

Friday, April 4

Practical Applications

Dr. Steven Ross, John Hopkins University, University of Memphis

Simmons Hall, Room 138
9:00am.-4:00pm.

Workshop

Register

Friday, April 11

Analyzing Survey Item Data

Dr. Michael Rodriguez,
University of Minnesota

Simmons Hall, Room 144
12:00pm.-1:00pm.

Colloquium

Free

Friday, April 25

Rapid Survey Development: Traditional Focus

Dr. Neil Abell, Florida State University

Simmons Hall, Room 138
9:00am.-4:00pm.

Workshop

Register

Friday, May 9

Satisficing When Answering Questions: A Theoretical Explanation for a Wide Range of Findings in the Questionnaire Design Literature

Dr. Jon Krosnick,
Stanford University

TBA

Colloquium Free