Articles by Shaun Genter

Shaun Genter is a survey methodologist in the Center for Behavioral Science Methods at the U.S. Census Bureau. He earned his PhD in Sociology from the University of Maryland where he studied social psychology, racial attitudes, and survey methods.

Drag-and-Drop Versus Numeric Entry Options: A Comparison of Survey Ranking Questions in Qualtrics

Abstract An online feedback survey for the 2020 United States Census Partnership program included a question asking respondents to rank the amount of time they spent on six job-related tasks. For this study, we randomly assigned respondents to answer this question using either the numeric entry or drag-and-drop option available in Qualtrics™. We compared the […] [Read More]