Presentation on theme: "RTI International RTI International is a trade name of Research Triangle Institute. www.rti.org A Panel Discussion on Training for Survey Research Jill."— Presentation transcript:
RTI International RTI International is a trade name of Research Triangle Institute. A Panel Discussion on Training for Survey Research Jill A. Dever DC-AAPOR Event June 11, 2014
RTI International Historical Perspectives of Survey Research (+)Solid training in foundation of survey research, either methodological or statistical (+/-)Training in methodological and statistical foundations (-)Training in other related fields or substantive areas (-)World view of survey research
RTI International Mentoring (+)Increased awareness of the need for active mentoring before/during career (+/-)More work-study training at the University – bridging the gap between theory and reality (-)Growing the next generation of mentors (-)Growing the next generation of innovative researchers
RTI International Training for Hybrid / Non-traditional Surveys (+)Nonresponse follow-up designs, dual-frame surveys, etc. (+/-)Responsive and adaptive surveys (-)Total survey error / total quality design (-)Nonprobability surveys including organic data (-)Effective tools for combining data collected with various methods (-)Fit for Use / Purpose
RTI International The Future (+/-)Communication (written and verbal) skills (?)Who will replace us?
RTI International More Information Jill A. Dever Social Statistics Program Director Senior Statistician