The New Face of Research Surveys: Opportunities and Challenges

The New Face of Research Surveys: Opportunities and Challenges Surveys have historically been one of the most important tools available for conducting empirical research. Today, they continue to be prominent within social and behavioral science research and play growing roles in [...]

Form Design Tip 3: Avoid Redundancy

Form Design Tip 3: Avoid Redundancy Most studies require multiple forms to capture all necessary participant information: a medical history form, a family history form, a demographic information form, a previous diagnoses form, etc. If any of the forms capture [...]

Form Design Tip 2: Usability

Form Design Tip 2: Usability The best practice form design mantra: the most important thing is usability. No one collects data without the intention of analyzing it. Similarly, no one designs forms to elicit information that won't be useful at some [...]

Form Design Tip 1: Dos and Don’ts of Form Design

Form Design Tip 1: Dos and Don’ts of Form Design Did you know that changing even the smallest item on a form after data collection has begun could compromise data quality? Editing items during or after data collection can lead [...]