This is the first half of a two-semester course on how survey research is done. The objective is to introduce you to the various phases of conducting a sample survey through lectures, readings, and participation in an actual research project. This semester is focused on survey design, questionnaire development and testing, sampling, and data collection;… (More)
Executive Summary This report summarizes the reviews solicited by the Center for Independent Experts (CIE) at the University of Miami. The summary review assesses recreational economic data gathered by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) since 1994. The review addresses five questions dealing with the economic data based in part on add-ons from the… (More)
A public service announcement for the Save the Manatee Club about three manatees who meet to compare scars from past boat collisions. Their friend is hit and killed on her way to meet them. Created by Steve Presser and Randy Ramsey using Maya 3.0 for all scenes except for the boat collision scene, which was created in Houdini 4.0.
Mothers of 20 children with learning disorders completed questionnaires concerning the histories and current problems of their children. All the children had average or above average IQs, but below average academic achievement. Compared with a control group of 20 mothers matched for years of education, the mothers of children with learning disorders made… (More)