26 min

How survey mode can affect survey outcomes The Nonprofit Science Podcast

    • Non-Profit

Love them or hate them, many nonprofits use surveys in one form or another- whether it’s for something as simple as a satisfaction survey or as complex as an evaluation. While we, understandably, spend a lot of time thinking about the content of surveys- the questions we want to ask- how we administer a survey gets less attention. However, it’s possible that how we administer a survey could affect the data that we collect.

On this episode, we’ll discuss the differences between the various survey administration modes, as well as how these differences could inadvertently affect survey outcomes.

Love them or hate them, many nonprofits use surveys in one form or another- whether it’s for something as simple as a satisfaction survey or as complex as an evaluation. While we, understandably, spend a lot of time thinking about the content of surveys- the questions we want to ask- how we administer a survey gets less attention. However, it’s possible that how we administer a survey could affect the data that we collect.

On this episode, we’ll discuss the differences between the various survey administration modes, as well as how these differences could inadvertently affect survey outcomes.

26 min