Consulting

Rockville MD 08

The third iteration of a survey to assess the level of satisfaction of Rockville employees with the internal services offered to them by the various departments of the City government. The original instrument was designed with CSR guidance; it has since been editted and is now distributed anonymously by Rockville City staff and returned in sealed envelopes that are sent to CSR for data entry, analysis and reporting.
Year
2008
Area of Survey Study

Groundhog Day Survey 2008

CSR created a web-based version of an instructional survey exercise for use in Prof. Guterbock`s Spring 2008 undergraduate research methods class. The web-based tool was used by students in the class to enter data from interviews they conducted concerning people`s awareness and beliefs about Groundhog Day.
Year
2008
Area of Survey Study

PWC Police evaluation on immigration enforcement - Design Phase

CSR worked with an interdisciplinary team and consultants from the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) to plan and budget research activities needed for an evaluation of the new police policy on immigration enforcment in Prince William County, VA. The project, to be carried out over a two year period, involves both quantitative and qualititive research activities. The planning phase culminated in the award of a contract from PWC for the main phase of the project.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study

UVA Program Council Student Survey

CSR provided questionnaire review for the University Programs Council`s Spring 2008 web survey, a needs assessment instrument for community building through activities programs for U.Va. Students. The survey has been conducted in previous years; CSR provided advice on survey design and question framing for the 2007-8 survey.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study

Social Norming Study - UVA 2008

The Social Norms Study is about the Health Promotion Alcohol Survey which is developed by the Office of Health Promotion in the Department of Student Health in order to collect information on alcohol use, perceptions, behaviors, and attitudes among University of Virginia students. By collecting normative information annually, the program is able to continue a social norms campaign that is relevant to UVa undergraduates. The data is also used to study the effectiveness of the social norms approach. Every year, the Center for Survey Research (CSR) advises the office in sampling design and weight the final collected data for analysis purposes.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study

REACH Low Income Health Choices Project

CSR advised on and formatted the questionnaire, developed and hosted an online signup database and entered data for the REACH project study wherein low income participants engage in several rounds of hypothetical group decisions regarding health choices and trade-offs.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study

BioX Curriculum Evaluation

CSR assisted faculty researchers at San Jose State University to evaluate a curriculum experiment for teaching MEB (Material and Energy Balance). The SJSU researchers and their partners administered paper surveys of students at five universities at the end of the course, and web-based surveys to faculty who teach chemical engineering. There were 126 completed student surveys and 62 completed faculty surveys. CSR performed data manipulation and data analysis.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study

HSF Employee Engagement Survey

CSR assisted the UVa Health Service Foundation in analyzing the results of its 2007 Employee Engagement Survey, comparing these results to those from 2006. HSF had designed the survey and collected data via the Internet and paper questionnaires. CSR provided a narrative report presenting 2006 results, 2007 results, and a comparative statistical analysis of the two years.
Year
2007
Area of Survey Study