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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

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Development and Deployment of Surveys and Samples Extension

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Mick P. Couper

Dr. Couper will work with the Vanderbilt team to develop, refine, and/or evaluate web-based survey tools for potential evaluation and use in the PMI. Specifically, Dr. Couper will collaborate with the Vanderbilt team on:

o Improving the survey/questionnaire quality and aiding in evaluation and study of engagement in the PMI population:
o Assist with development and deployment of baseline survey measures to maximize completeness and data quality
o Providing expert knowledge both on content of measurement (question wording) and on the design of the online instrument (web survey design)
o Helping ensure survey and site are accessible to all groups, including linguistic and cultural minorities, those with smartphone-only Internet access, those with low levels of literacy, and those with disabilities
o Assist with development and evaluation of appropriate informed consent protocols
o Help with ways to maximize reach, recruitment, engagement, and retention
o Assist with development of paradata to increase understanding of participants? use of the PMI website
o Help identify potential covariates of likely attrition or continued participation in PMI activities that could be measured at baseline
o Assist with development and measurement of covariates to evaluate representativeness of PMI enrollees

Funding Period: 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2018

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