Wikis and Online Information Aggregation Systems as a Model for Survey Research

Connotea Imports 2012-03-08

Summary:

"Matt Salganik and Karen Levy (both of the Princeton Sociology Department) recently released a working paper about what they call “Wiki Surveys” that raises several important points regarding the limitations of traditional survey research and the potential of participatory online information aggregation systems to transform the way we think about public opinion research more broadly. Their core insight stems from the idea that traditional survey research based on probability sampling leaves a ton of potentially valuable information on the table...."

Link:

http://fringethoughts.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/wikis-as-a-model-for-survey-research/

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Tags:

knowledge ru.no oa.new oa.surveys oa.wikis oa.methodology

Authors:

petersuber

Date tagged:

03/08/2012, 10:54

Date published:

03/09/2012, 22:14