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2012

DiSogra, Charles A. and Curtiss Cobb. 2012. Technique to Blend Probability and Non-probability Internet Samples.  GfK-Knowledge Networks Webinar Series, March 1.

DiSogra, Charles, Curtiss Cobb, and Elisa Chan. 2012. Using probability-based online samples to calibrate non-probability opt-in samples. Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. 

DiSogra, Charles, and Erlina Hendarwan. 2012. Two years of seasonal yield variation and response patterns in address based samples. Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Dennis, J. Michael, Curtiss Cobb, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2012. Using ancillary information to stratify and target young adults and Hispanics in national ABS samples. Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.  

2011

KnowledgePanel® Design Summary

Dennis, J. Michael, Yelena Kruse, and Trevor Thompson. 2011. Examination of Panel Conditioning Effects in a Web-based 2007-2008 Election Study. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

DiSogra, Charles A., Curtiss Cobb, Elisa Chan, and J. Michael Dennis. 2011. Calibrating Non-Probability Internet Samples with Probability Samples Using Early Adopter Characteristics. In JSM Proceedings, Survey Methods Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, pp. 4501–4515.

DiSogra, Charles A., and Erlina Hendarwan. 2011. Seasonal Yield Variation and Related Response Patterns in Address-based Mail Samples. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Doty, Michelle, Jordon Peugh, and Jeffery Shand-Lubbers. 2011. Exploring Health-related Experiences and Access to Care: Differences between Online and Telephone Survey Administration. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

McCready, William, Debra L. Herbenick, Michael Reece, and Rick Li. 2011. Conducting Surveys on Sensitive Topics; Sexual Behavior and Health. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

McCready, William, Michael Rosenfeld, and Larry Osborn. 2011. Documenting & Tracking How Couples Meet. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Osborn, Larry, Wendy Mansfield, Carl Ramirez, Jill Lacey, Virginia Chanley, Gregory Wilmoth, and Ana Ivelisse Aviles. 2011. Choice of Content Presentation Mode in Web-based Survey Administration. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Vaughan, Roger, Emily Feinstein, Jordon Peugh, and Jeffery Shand-Lubbers. 2011. Same Family, Different Planet: Comparing the Views of Teens and Parents on Their Relationship and Potential Substance Use. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Wells, Tom, Mario Callegaro, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2011. How the Order of Response Options in a Running Tally Can Affect Online Survey Estimates. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Wright, Graham, Benjamin Phillips, Josh Tobias, Jordon Peugh, and Karen Semans. 2011. Using a Probability-based Online Panel to Survey American Jews. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Zukin, Cliff, Jessica Godofsky, Carl Van Horn, Wendy Mansfield, and J. Michael Dennis. 2011. Can a Non-probability Sample Ever Be Useful for Representing a Population?: Comparing Probability and Non-probability Samples of Recent College Graduates. Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

2010

Dennis, J. Michael. 2010. Summary of KnowledgePanel® Design.

Dennis, J. Michael. 2010. KnowledgePanel®: Processes & Procedures Contributing to Sample Representativeness & Tests for Self-Selection Bias.

Dennis, J. Michael, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2010. Does Providing Internet Access to Non-Internet Households Affect Reported Media Behavior for Latinos and Non-Latinos?:  Results from a Six-Month Longitudinal Survey. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Dennis, J. Michael, Jordon Peugh, and Pat Graham. 2010. KnowledgePanel CalibrationSM: Using KnowledgePanel® to Improve the Sample Representativeness and Accuracy of Opt-in Panel Data.

DiSogra, Charles A. 2010. Maximizing a Stratified ABS Sampling Frame for Nationwide Mail Recruitment of a Probability-based Online Panel. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

DiSogra, Charles, J. Michael Dennis, and Mansour Fahimi. 2010. On the Quality of Ancillary Data Available for Address-Based Sampling. Presented at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings.
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DiSogra, Charles, and Erlina Hendarwan. 2010. Results of Targeting Pre-Identified Minority, Unidentified Non-Internet and Vacant Homes in Two National ABS Samples. Presented at the 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Garrett, Joe, J. Michael Dennis, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2010. Non-response Bias: Recent Findings from Address-based Panel Recruitment. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Gray, Mark (Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, Georgetown University), and Bill McCready. 2010. Diversity and a Sensitive Social Issue: Hispanic Catholics and Their Comparative Response to the Clerical Abuse Crisis. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Kruse, Yelena, Erlina Hendarwan, J. Michael Dennis, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2010. Analysis of Late Responders to Probability-based Web Panel Recruitment and Panel Surveys. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Mansfield, Wendy, Jordon Peugh, Jannet Torres, and Tom Wells. 2010. Measuring Acculturation in the Hispanic Population. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.
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Peugh, J., T. Wells, K. Semans, and W. Mansfield. 2010. Representing Seniors in an Online National Probability Panel Survey: Measuring Technology Attitudes and Behaviors. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.
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Wells, Tom, Monica Vidalon, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2010. Differences in Length of Survey Administration between Spanish-language and English-language Survey Respondents. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

2009

Callegaro, Mario, and Charles A. DiSogra. 2009. Computing Response Rates for Probability-Based Web Panels. Presented at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Callegaro, Mario, J.Michael Dennis, and Jeffrey Shand-Lubbers. 2009. Presentation of a Single Item Versus a Grid: Effects on the Vitality and Mental Health Subscales of the SF-36V2 Health Survey. Poster session presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Chang, Linchiat, and Jon A. Krosnick. 2009. National Surveys Via Rdd Telephone Interviewing Versus the Internet: Comparing Sample Representativeness and Response Quality. Public Opinion Quarterly.  73(4): 641-678.

Dennis, J. Michael. 2009. Description of Within-Panel Survey Sampling Methodology: The Knowledge Networks Approach.

Dennis, J. Michael, Larry Osborn, and Karen Semans. March 2009. Comparison Study of Early Adopter Attitudes and Online Behavior in Probability and Non-Probability Web Panels.

Dennis, J. Michael, Trevor Tompson, Mike Henderson, and Yelena Kruse. 2009. Measures of Non-Traditional Media Consumption During the 2008 Presidential Campaign.  Presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Midwest AAPOR, November 21, 2009.

Dennis, J. Michael, and Trevor Tompson. 2009. Web Panel Studies of the 2008 Election: New Opportunities for Causal Analysis of Dynamic Change in the Electorate. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

DiSogra, Charles. 2009. Overview of KnowledgePanel® Statistical Weighting Protocol.

DiSogra, Charles, J. Torres, and T. Wells. 2009. The Challenge and Importance of Including Spanish-Dominant Latinos in Online Panel Studies Addressing the U.S. Hispanic Population: Lessons from KnowledgePanel LatinoSM. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

DiSogra, Charles, Mario Callegaro, and Erlina Hendarwan. 2009. Recruiting Probability-Based Web Panel Members Using an Address-Based Sample Frame: Results from a pilot study conducted by Knowledge Networks. Presented at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Kruse, Yelena, Mario Callegaro, J. Michael Dennis, Stefan Subias, Mike Lawrence, Charles DiSogra, and Trevor Tompson. 2009. Panel Conditioning and Attrition in the AP-Yahoo! News Election Panel Study. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Kruse, Yelena, Poom Nukulkij, Mario Callegaro, and Melanie Thomas. 2009. The Effect of Email Invitation Customization on Survey Completion Rates in an Internet Panel: A Meta-Analysis of 10 Public Affairs Surveys. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

McCready, William C., Rita Brogan, and Poom Nukulkij. 2009. Incorporating Public Choices in Policy Planning Using Online Town Hall Meetings Integrated with a Statewide Survey. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Tompson, Trevor, Dennis Junius, and Yelena Kruse. 2009. The Impact of News Reports of Survey Findings on Respondents in a Longitudinal Panel Study. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Tompson, Trevor, Dennis Junius, and Stefan Subias. 2009. Patterns of Response and Non-Response on an Election Day Survey. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Yeager, David S., Jon A. Krosnick, LinChiat Chang, Harold S. Javitz, Matthew S. Levindusky, Alberto Simpser, and Rui Wang. Comparing the Accuracy of RDD Telephone Surveys and Internet Surveys Conducted with Probability and Non-Probability Samples.

Zhang, Chan, Mario Callegaro, Melanie Thomas, and Charles DiSogra. 2009. Do We Hear Different Voices?: Investigating the Differences Between Internet and Non-Internet Users on Attitudes and Behaviors. Presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

2008

Chang, LinChiat, and Jon A. Krosnick. 2008. National Surveys Via RDD Telephone Interviewing vs. the Internet: Comparing Sample Representativeness and Response Quality. (In Press)

Callegaro, Mario, and Charles DiSogra. 2008. Computing Response Metrics for Online Panels. Public Opinion Quarterly 72(5) pp. 1008-1031. To access this article, type this into your search engine: "Computing Metrics for Online Panels POQ".

Callegaro, M., and T. Wells. 2008. Do Online Respondents Go the Extra Mile and Take On Inconvenient Tasks? 

Callegaro, Mario, Tom Wells, and Yelena Kruse. 2008. Effects of Pre-coding Response Options for Five Point Satisfaction Scale in Web Surveys. Presented at the 2008 PAPOR Annual Conference.

Fong, Christina, and P. Nukulkij. 2008. The Use of Lottery-Type-Game Items to Examine Charitable Giving after Katrina: A First Look at Using Games in Online Panel Research. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Heeren Timothy; Erika M. Edwards, J. Michael Dennis, Sergei Rodkin, Ralph W. Hingson, and David L. Rosenbloom. 2008. "A Comparison of Results from an Alcohol Survey of a Prerecruited Internet Panel and the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions". Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2008;32(2):222-9.

Skitka, Linda, E. Mullen, and W. McCready. 2008. A National Experiment Examining the Effects of Political Orientation and the Salience of Race and Location of Self-Reported Charitable Giving after Hurricane Katrina. 2008. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Teng, Ge, Mario Callegaro, Tom Wells, and Yelena Kruse. 2008. Response Options Order Effect and Category Number Association: An Experiment Using Items on a Five Point Satisfaction Scale in a KnowledgePanel® Survey. Presented at the 2008 Annual Conf. of Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research.

Zhang, Chan, Mario Callegaro, and Melanie Thomas. 2008. More than the Digital Divide?: Investigating the Differences Between Internet and Non-Internet Users on Attitudes and Behaviors. Presented at the 2008 Annual Conf. of Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research.

2007

Dennis, J.M., and R. Li., 2007. More Honest Answers to Surveys? A Study of Data Collection Mode Effects. Interactive Marketing Research Organization's (IMRO), Journal of Online Research.

Dennis, J. M., R. Li, and Joe Hadfield. 2007. Results of a Within-Panel Survey Experiment of Data Collection Mode Effects Using the General Social Survey's National Priority Battery. Paper presented at the 2007 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Heeren, Timothy, Erika M. Edwards, J. M. Dennis, and Sergei Rodkin. 2007. A Comparison of Results from an Alcohol Survey of a Pre-Recruited Internet Panel and the National Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Paper presented at the 2007 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Nukulkij, Poom, Joe Hadfield, Stefan Subias, and Evan Lewis. 2007. An Investigation of Panel Conditioning with Attitudes Toward U.S. Foreign Policy. Paper presented at the 2007 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

2005

Dennis, J. M., and R. Li. 2005. Results from a Knowledge Networks' Question Wording Experiment for Political Party Identification.

Dennis, J. M., C. Chatt, R. Li, A. Motta-Stanko, and P. Pulliam. 2005. Data Collection Mode Effects Controlling for Sample Origins in a Panel Survey: Telephone Versus Internet. Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Smith, Tom W., and J. M. Dennis. 2005. Online Versus In-Person: Experiments with Mode, Format, and Question Wordings. Public Opinion Pros. December issue. Available under "Past Issues" at http://www.publicopinionpros.norc.org/index.asp.

2004

Dennis, J. M., and R. Li. 2004. Health Condition Prevalence Rates Between National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and Knowledge Networks (KN)

Dennis, J. M., and R. Li. 2004. Weighting Procedures Used for the Veterans Administration Prescription Medication Study.

Pineau, V., and J. M. Dennis. 2004. Methodology for Probability-Based Recruitment for a Web-Enabled Panel.

2003

Baker, L. C., M. K. Bundorf, S. Singer, and T. H. Wagner. 2003. Validity of the Survey of Health and Internet and Knowledge Network's Panel and Sampling.

Dennis, J. M. 2003. Panel Attrition Impact: A Comparison of Responses to Attitudinal and Knowledge Questions about HIV between Follow-Up and Cross-Sectional Samples.

Dennis, J. M., and R. Li. 2003. Effects of Panel Attrition on Survey Estimates. Paper presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Dennis, J.M., R. Li, and C. Chatt. 2003. Benchmarking Knowledge Networks' Web-Enabled Panel Survey of Selected GSS Questions Against GSS In-Person Interviews.

Rivers, D., V. Huggins, and D. Slotwiner. 2003. Combining Random and Non-Random Samples. Paper prepared for the 2003 Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association.

2001

Dennis, J. M. 2001. Are Internet Panels Creating Professional Respondents? A Study of Panel Effects. Marketing Research Summer:34-38.

Dennis, J. M. 2001. Response Timing and Coverage of Non-Internet Households. Paper presented at the 2001 Conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Krotki, K., and J.M, Dennis. 2001. Probability-Based Survey Research on the Internet. Paper presented at the 53rd Conference of the International Statistical Institute, Seoul Korea, August 22-29, 2001.

2000

Couper, Mick P. 2000. Web Surveys: A Review of Issues and Approaches. Public Opinion Quarterly 64:464-494.

 

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