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This thesis deals with ‘difficult groups’ in survey research, which are currently under-represented groups in survey research. The focus is on ethnic minorities and people living in non-private households. Ethnic minorities are under-represented in survey research because they have below-average response rates. Nonresponse has the potential to bias survey estimates and thus threaten the validity of survey results. In this thesis strategies to reduce nonresponse among ethnic minorities are developed. Among others, in a large-scale experiment conducted by Statistics Netherlands, incentives are used as an instrument to decrease nonresponse rates in survey research. People living in non-private households are excluded from the sample frame before the actual survey is conducted. In a large pilot study the possebility of conducting survey re...
Although Statistics is not a very popular course according to most students, a majority of students still take it, as it is mandatory at most Social Science departments. Therefore it takes special teacher’s skills to teach statistics. In order to do so it is essential for teachers to know what students’ attitudes are and what factors influence course outcomes. In this study an answer was sought to the question what the effect is of educational and student factors on course outcomes with respect to introductory courses Statistics at Dutch and Flemish institutions of higher education. The theoretical model for this study was built around the Expectancy Value model that explains achievement related choices. In this model achievement behavior is looked upon as a function of student expectations, motivation, beliefs, goals and the task valu...
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