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Conducting Rapid Surveys Worldwide – Facebook’s COVID-19 Symptom Tracker Survey

WHEN? May 15, 2020, 4 pm CEST / 10 am EDT
WHERE? Zoom

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Curtiss Cobb (Facebook) and Frauke Kreuter (University of Mannheim, University of Maryland, IAB) will discuss the worldwide COVID-19 Symptom Tracker Survey Facebook just launched under the leadership of Curtiss and Frauke.

Join us in our digital classroom for the digital masterclass "Conducting Rapid Surveys Worldwide – Facebook’s COVID-19 Symptom Tracker Survey" on May 15, 2020, 4 pm CEST / 10 am EDT on Zoom.

The discussion will cover methodological aspects of conducting rapid surveys world-wide. Challenges in adapting instruments to different cultural and language context, and opportunities to combine these data with other COVID-19 data resources.

They will talk about

  •  why this kind of survey can work and might provide better data than the existing snowball samples
  •  what it takes to field a survey globally
  •  how data transmission is organized
  •  how they envision use through academics

We will use Zoom, a simple webinar tool. After registering, you will receive a link via which you can log-in. Just click onto the link and get started.