2B – Cultural Considerations in Survey Research

Cultural Considerations in Survey Research
Presentation & Discussion: Survey Methodology
2B - Field

10:45am-12:00pm on Monday, 5/20/2019


Yu-chieh (Jay) Lin, UM-Survey Research Center (UM-SRC)

Session Focus
Presenters will share important advances in survey language translations, cultural considerations when adapting survey scales and recruiting special populations.

  • Translating a Patient Experience Survey into Armenian: A Roadmap for Conducting Translations of Uncommon Languages - Georgina McAvinchey, RTI International
  • Clean Air, Clear Scales: Experiment to Assess Scale Understanding Across Cultures - John Lee Pratt Holmes, Qatar University Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI)
  • Response Rates After Longer Breaks in Interviewing - Dr. Roman Auriga, Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
  • Recruiting a Specialized Sample of Urban Native American Youth - Jen Parker, RAND Survey Research Group