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Fall 2016-2017
WWS 593E / SOC 585   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - Surveys, Polls and Public Policy

Edward P. Freeland

Course aims to improve students' abilities to understand and critically evaluate public opinion polls and surveys, particularly as they are used to influence public policy. Course begins with an overview of contrasting perspectives on the role of public opinion in politics, then examines the evolution of public opinion polling in the US and other countries. Class visits a major polling operation to get a firsthand look at procedures used for designing representative samples and conducting surveys by telephone, mail and Internet.

Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
WWS Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This class will meet from 9/14/2016 to 11/6/2016.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23340 S01 09:00:00 am - 12:00:00 pm T   Robertson Hall   015   Enrolled:11 Limit:16