Organization-Elite Respondents

ETS (Educational Testing Service)

Survey of teachers focused on teaching practices and course content for advanced placement high school courses. The questionnaire included results from semi-structured, focused interviews with a small sample of teachers.
Year
2002
Area of Survey Study

ACRL 2002 Annual Survey of Academic and Research Libraries

This is the fifth annual Internet survey of U.S. and Canadian libraries at academic institutions, from two-year and junior colleges through doctoral-granting universities. The study gathered data on four major categories of library activities: collections, expenditures, library operations, and local characteristics or attributes. This year, a new series of questions was added to ascertain the extent of new building projects and the use of space at academic libraries.
Year
2002
Area of Survey Study

City of Charlottesville -- Cable Service

Gathered evaluative information on the services of Adelphia Cable Company as part of the City of Charlottesville`s cable television review process. A telephone survey of Charlottesville residents, of whom 73% subscribed to cable, were asked about satisfaction with various aspects of their cable television service. Non-subscribers were asked for reasons they do not subscribe to cable. A series of questions focused on the public, educational, and governmental channels. A separate survey was conducted to solicit comments and satisfaction ratings from users of the local public access cable television production facilities provided by the City through resources provided by the cable operator. In this survey of organizations and individual video producers, respondents were identified and recruited by phone, sent the semi-structured instruments by e-mail, and asked to return the completed form to CSR by fax, mail, or email.
Year
2002
Area of Survey Study

AAPOR Evaluations

CSR performed data entry, validity checks, analysis, and confidential reporting of course evaluation forms turned in by close to 400 participants in AAPOR short courses at the AAPOR annual meetings in 2002 (St. Pete Beach).
Year
2002
Area of Survey Study

NCAA Eligibility Survey II

This telephone survey measured the satisfaction of customers` interaction with the NCAA Clearinghouse. Questions posed to parents and guidance counselors included the clarity of the eligibility requirements and the degree to which eligibility requirements were made known. CSR designed the survey and collected the data.
Year
1998
Area of Survey Study

Survey on Software Aspects of Certification

The self-administered disk survey was distributed to software engineers who develop software for ground-based and air-based aviation systems. Question topics include FAA processes and regulations, and respondents` views on the best ways to assure safety of software.
Year
1999
Area of Survey Study

Workplace Managed Care (SAMSA)

As part of a large multi-site intervention study funded by SAMSA to study how to prevent the abuse of alcohol and other drugs, a mail survey (U.S. mail and messenger mail) was conducted to identify prevalence and patterns of substance use, attitudes towards substance use, and knowledge and use of substance use-related health services among full-time faculty and classified staff of a large university. The sample was randomly selected. Participation was voluntary, anonymous, and confidential. Special measures were incorporated to assure confidentiality, encourage participation, and track differential response.
Year
1998
Area of Survey Study

Focus Groups: Development of Computer-Based Tools for Mid-life Breast Cancer Survivors

A series of three focus groups were conducted to explore the knowledge that menopausal and postmenopausal women have about menopause management and the strategies they use to manage menopause. They provide preliminary information as the initial phase of an ongoing project to develop a web-based resource for decision-making regarding menopause management by women with a history of breast cancer.
Year
1999
Area of Survey Study

Departmental Factors in Undergraduate Attrition from the Majors

The survey investigated relationships between undergraduate attrition from Biology and Computer Science majors and the attributes of those departments. The results will be included in a dissertation by Joanne Cohoon entitled, `Departmental Gendered Attrition from the Computer Science Major.` CSR administered the data collection, data entry, and follow-up calling.
Year
1998
Area of Survey Study