Article Title

“I'm Meltiiiiiing…”: The Decline of Response Rates and the Impact of Nonresponse Bias on the Results of National Surveys at Small Colleges

Type of Work

Article

Date

7-19-2017

Journal Title

New Directions for Institutional Research

Journal Issue

173

First Page

51

Last Page

62

DOI

10.1002/ir.20212

Abstract

This chapter examines the impact of declining student response rates on surveys administered at small- and medium-sized institutions. The potential for nonresponse bias and its effects are addressed.

Hamilton Areas of Study

Economics

Hamilton Office Affiliation

Institutional Research and Assessment