Surveys have features that require extra data curation, such as having pre-specified domains and unique business rules for processing variables on those domains. Documenting these specifications is explained in this video.
- [Instructor] Now, I'm going to talk about special, … extra curation that needs to be done for surveys. … If you have ever designed a survey, you know that … the design of the survey matters a lot. … Every word and every question is important in a survey, … and can impact how respondents answer. … So, when we design surveys, we generally do not start … directly with the actual questions. … Instead, we make a list of domains, or topics … we want to cover in the survey. … Then, we formulate questions on those domains. … Since most data are categorical, these will likely … be categorical questions with categorical answers, … like yes or no, or strongly agree. … And some questions might have a special function or role. … Like, being part of a risk score, … or a likelihood score, or some score … that we need to calculate. … So, as we design the survey, we need to keep track … of a lot of details about that design. … Next, how you administer the survey matters. … Let's take a paper survey situation. …
- How curation files function as part of data management
- Back-end curation
- Front-end curation
- Steps for dashboard design
- Designing surveys
- Creating warehouse, analytic, and application flow diagrams
- Text-based curation files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Data Curation
2. Back-End Curation
3. Front-End Curation
4. Special Curation for Surveys
5. Flow Diagrams
6. Text-Based Curation Files
7. Application in the Field
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