Monthly Archives: December 2011

Using Clickers to Collect Data

by Melissa Cater, PhD and Debra Davis, PhD Data can be collected using a variety of tools. Clickers, also sometimes referred to as audience response systems, provide a quick, easy, and interactive way of collecting data from a large groups. While students … Continue reading

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Using Plain Paper Scanners to Collect Data

by Melissa Cater, PhD and Debra Davis, PhD The new generation of scanning software and hardware make creating scannable forms and inputting data easier and quicker than ever before. Below are examples of scannable forms that LSU AgCenter Extension programs … Continue reading

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Using Online Survey Software to Collect Data

by Melissa Cater, PhD and Debra Davis, PhD Collecting data using online survey tools is not only convenient for respondents, it is convenient for program staff, too. One of the advantages of online data collection is the access to instant … Continue reading

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