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COUN 8203 Survey Research Methods: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

COUN 8203 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Abrahams, H. (2007). Ethics in counselling research fieldwork. Counselling & Psychotherapy Research, 7(4), 240-244

Fong, M. L., & Malone, C. M. (1994). Defeating ourselves: Common errors in counseling research. Counselor Education & Supervision, 33(4), 356

Hackett, G. (1981). Survey Research Methods. Personnel & Guidance Journal, 59(9), 599.

Heerwegh, D., & Loosveldt (2006). An experimental study on the effects of personalization, survey length statement, progress indicators, and survey sponsor logos in web surveys. Journal of Official Statistics, 22(2), 191–210.

Kreuter, F., Presser, S., & Tourangeau, R. (2008). Social desirability bias in CATI, IVR, and web surveys: The effects of mode and question sensitivity. Public Opinion Quarterly, 72, 847–865

Krosnick, J. (1999). Survey research. Annual Review of Psychology, 50, 537–567.

Krosnick, J. A., et al. (2002). The impact of 'no opinion' response options on data quality: Non-attitude reduction or invitation to satisfice? Public Opinion Quarterly, 66(3), 371–403.

Onwuegbuzie, A. J. (2002). Why can’t we all get along? Towards a framework for unifying research paradigms. Education, 122, 518–530.

Porter, S. R., & Whitcomb, M. E. (2007). Mixed-mode contacts in web surveys: Paper is not necessarily better. Public Opinion Quarterly, 71, 635–648.

Schaeffer, E. M., Krosnick, J. A., Langer, G. E., & Merkle, D. M. (2005). Comparing the quality of data obtained by minimally balanced and fully balanced attitude questions. Public Opinion Quarterly, 69(3), 417–428.

Stueve, A., O'Donnell, L. N., Duran, R., San Doval, A., & Blome, J. (2001). Time-space sampling in minority communities: Results with young Latino men who have sex with men. American Journal of Public Health, 91, 922–926.

Westaby, J. D. (2006). How different survey techniques can impact consultant recommendations: A scientist-practitioner study comparing two popular methods. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 58(4), 195–205.

Wester, K. L., Borders, L., Boul, S., & Horton, E. (2013). Research Quality: Critique of Quantitative Articles in the Journal of Counseling & Development. Journal Of Counseling & Development, 91(3), 280-290.


Other Readings

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