Counting "Select All That Apply" Questions in Qualtrics

Qualtrics Messy Data My friend Devon Cantwell reached out with an interesting messy data caused by how Qualtrics produces “select all that apply” variables. For example, in her (mock) survey, she asks students to select all the colors that they personally find attractive from a list.

Developing Race and Gender Estimates for US Law Enforcement Leadership

Introduction Researchers might be interested in developing a descriptive understanding of the gender and race composition of a particular industry, organization, or other institution. Oftentimes this is done with sampling from a population.

The Effect of Body-Worn Camera Activation and Auditing Policies on Perceptions of Monitoring Fairness

Presented at the Political Research Colloquium, University of Utah, Oct. 30, 2020

Zotero Workflow for Graduate Students and Researchers

Presented as part of the “Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum” workshop, hosted by the Department of Political Science at the University of Utah, October 23, 2020. Thank you to Devon Cantwell for helping make this happen!

Tidying STM with tidytext

Libraries library(tidytext) library(ggthemes) library(tidyverse) library(ggplot2) library(dplyr) library(scales) Load Previous STM Objects I have previously run stm models for topics ranging from 3 to 25. Based on the fit indices, a six-topic model was selected.

Randomizing Vignette Factorial Designs in Survey Research with Qualtrics

In survey research, we sometimes want to present varying conditions in a short descriptive text, often called a vignette, and measure the effects of those conditions on an outcome of interest.