WSU presents Methodology Symposium

Pullman – The Department of Political Science and the Department of Sociology at Washington State University will present a Methodology Symposium 4 to 6 p.m. March 23, in room 518 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. A reception will follow. The symposium will feature researcher Gary Goertz, professor of political science at the University […]

Insights on asking better survey questions

Suppose you want to find out what your students think about your course; maybe not the content, so much, but how you’re teaching it. It sounds simple enough, but even the simplest of surveys requires forethought.“Writing good questions is not easy,” warns Don Dillman, WSU Regents Professor and expert in survey methodology.“The first thing I […]