SSMC Population Research Seminar Series
Event Date: January 10, 2012 - 4 p.m.
Location: UMass Boston, Healey Library Presentation Room #3
This session will be a two-hour introductory training on how conduct a standardized interview either over the phone or in person. It will cover how to train respondents to give adequate answers to survey questions, how to probe in a non-directive way, and how an interview is different from a regular conversation. Attendees will have an opportunity to practice interviewing and probing, and to get feedback on interviewing skills. Guest speakers include Susan Hynek and Dixie Kuehnel of the Center for Survey Research.