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What is the purpose of a survey? What are three examples of a survey and what potential purpose could each be used for?

How can one work to ensure the participants of a survey will have their responses kept private?

How can one work to ensure that information gained from a survey is unbiased?
Would planning and having ample time to conduct a survey be important? If so, why? If not, why not?

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What is the purpose of a survey? What are three examples of a survey and what potential purpose could each be used for?

The purpose of surveys is to gather information from a specific group about an area under research or study. The three types of surveys are written, oral, and electronic.

Written surveys: allow the interviewee to make personal observations with the interference of the interviewer. The survey can be limited or extensive.
Oral surveys: allow the interviewer to not only record the responses of the participants, but to make notes on the impression given by the participant and such things as environment, body language, and tone of voice used by ...

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A discussion on the technique of research called surveys. How to use them, how to do them. What can be done to keep them fair.

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