MADISON - A homegrown software innovation born of "creative laziness" in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is saving time and money and opening doors to a new world of online survey research.
"It allows us to conduct research at a much more rapid pace, and also allows us to bring technology into the classroom much more readily," says D......Full article >>>
nd improved upon by others. In that spirit, Deith plans on releasing an open-source version of his software in the near future.
"Grad students are taking the model to other universities, something that could encourage collaboration," Shah notes. "It becomes more community-based, from a teaching and outreach perspective."
Currently, there are more than a dozen survey projects unde......Full article >>>
's Journalism 202 class, which offers a sweeping look at various aspects of journalism, are now able to do their own, small-scale surveys. Prior to Deith's development of the software, Culver says, it would have been too time-consuming for students to devise a survey, identify respondents, gather the data, enter the information and analyze it within the context of her broad-based course.
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