dr. Vera Toepoel
V.Toepoel@uu.nl
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Vera Toepoel is Assistant Professor at the Department of Methodology & Statistics. She teaches courses in survey methodology and her research focuses on survey methodology  as well. In addition, workshops on survey methodology (e.g. web surveys, panel surveys) can be arranged.

Have you read my book "Doing Surveys Online"?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Doing-Surveys-Online-Vera-Toepoel/dp/1446249670/

Have you met our group http://surveymethodology.sites.uu.nl/?



Expertises

-surveys

-panels

-web surveys

-questionnaire design

-panel conditioning

-attrition

-nonresponse

-participation/retention

-hard-to-reach groups

-snowball sampling/Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS)

-volunteer sampling

-probability-based sampling

-weighting

-data collection

-methodology

-incentives

-leisure

-marketing



Links

www.npso.net

www.leisurepanel.nl

Scientific expertise
(visual) design
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Curriculum vitae Download PDF

Assitant Professor Methods & Statistics, Utrecht University

Assistant Professor Leisure Studies, Tilburg University

Senior Researcher, CentERdata

Consumer Researcher, Knowledge Center Tourism

Junior Researcher Leisure Studies, Tilburg University

Lecturer INHOLLAND University of Applied Sciences

 

Activities:

-teaching

-workshops

-research

-VENI Grant NWO 2010-2014

-referee (e.g. National Science Foundation, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Fieldmethods, Sociological Methods and Research, Journal of Public Opinion Research, Discourse Processes, Journal of Offical Statistics, Social Science Computer Review)

-chairwoman of the Dutch Platform for Survey Research (www.npso.net)

-Leisure Panel (www.leisurepanel.eu)

-coordinator of the Survey Club

-PhD Mentor

-participant of the UU Mentoring and Coaching Program for Women in Science

-guest editor of the Journal of Mathematical Population Studies

-guest editor of the Journal of Methods, Data Analysis

-(future) Vice-President of RC33 (Methods and Logistics), International Sociological Association)

 

Past activities:

Member of the Exam Committee of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University

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All publications
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, V. (2017). Online Survey Design. Online Research Methods (pp. 184-202). SAGE.
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, V. (2016). Doing Surveys Online. (280 p.). SAGE.
Lugtig, P.J., Toepoel, V. & amin, alerk (2016). Mobile-Only Web Survey Respondents. Survey Practice, 9 (3), (pp. 1-8) (8 p.).
Vehovar, Vasja, Toepoel, V. & Steinmetz, Stephanie (2016). Non-Probability Sampling. In Christof Wolf, Dominique Joye, Tom W Smith & Yang-chih Fu (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology SAGE.
Lugtig, Peter & Toepoel, Vera (01.02.2016). The Use of PCs, Smartphones, and Tablets in a Probability-Based Panel Survey - Effects on Survey Measurement Error. Social Science Computer Review, 34 (1), (pp. 78-94) (17 p.).
  2016 - Professional publications
Toepoel, V. (2016). Buttons of balken, klikken of slepen - wat werkt er nu het beste op mobiele telefoons, tablets of PCs?. MOA Jaarboek (pp. 119-136) (18 p.). Spaar en Hout.
  2016 - Other output
V. Toepoel (13.09.2016) Issues associated with big data
V. Toepoel (21.08.2016) Mixed mode and mixed device surveys
V. Toepoel (14.08.2016) Summer School Survey Design
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Geus, Sjanett de, Richards, Greg & Toepoel, Vera (24.10.2015). Conceptualisation and Operationalisation of Event and Festival Experiences - Creation of an Event Experience Scale. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism
Bais, F., Schouten, Barry & Toepoel, V. (2015). Interbeoordelaar-Betrouwbaarheid - Het coderen van kenmerken van survey items voor de constructie van vragenlijstprofielen. STAtOR, 2, (pp. 18-21) (4 p.).
van ingen, erik, Toepoel, V. & Utz, Sonja (2015). Online Coping After Negative Life Events: - Measurement, Prevalence, and Relation With Internet Activities and Well-Being. Social Science Computer Review (19 p.).
Toepoel, V. & Lugtig, P.J. (18.12.2015). Online surveys are mixed-device surveys. Issues associated with the use of different (mobile) devices in web surveys. methods, data, analyses, 9 (2), (pp. 155-162) (8 p.).
Schonla, Matthias & Toepoel, Vera (04.08.2015). Straightlining in Web survey panels over time. Survey Research Methods, 9 (2), (pp. 125-137) (13 p.).
  2014 - Scholarly publications
scherpenzeel, annette & Toepoel, Vera (2014). Informing Panel Members about Study Results. In mario callegaro, reg baker, jelke bethlehem, anja goritz, jon krosnick & paul lavrakas (Eds.), Online Panel Research - A Data Quality Perspective (pp. 192) (214 p.). Wiley.
Toepoel, Vera & Lugtig, Peter (2014). What Happens if You Offer a Mobile Option to Your Web Panel? Evidence From a Probability-Based Panel of Internet Users. Social Science Computer Review, 32 (4), (pp. 544-560) (17 p.).
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, Vera (01.08.2013). Ageing, Leisure, and Social Connectedness - How could Leisure Help Reduce Social Isolation of Older People?. Social Indicators Research, 113 (1), (pp. 355-372) (18 p.).
Binswanger, J., Schunk, D. & Toepoel, V. (2013). Panel Conditioning in Difficult Attitudinal Questions. Public Opinion Quarterly, 77 (3), (pp. 783-797).
De Geus, S, Richards, G. & Toepoel, V. (2013). The Dutch Queen's Day Event. How Subjective Experience Mediates the Relationship between Motivation and Satisfaction. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4, (pp. 156-172) (17 p.).
  2013 - Professional publications
Hendriks, M. & Toepoel, V. (2013). Social Impact of Street Soccer Leagues. In Richards, de Brito & Wilks (Eds.), Exploring the Social Impacts of Events (pp. 111-125). London: Routledge.
  2012 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, V. (2012). Building Your Own Online Panel via Email and Other Digital Media. In Gideon (Eds.), Handbook of Survey Methodology for the Social Sciences, (pp. 345-360) (16 p.). New York: Springer.
Toepoel, V. (2012). Effects of Incentives in Surveys. In Gideon (Eds.), Handbook of Survey Methodology for the Social Sciences, (pp. 209-227) (19 p.). New York: Springer.
Scherpenzeel, A. & Toepoel, V. (2012). Recruiting a Probability Sample for an Online Panel: Effects of contact mode, incentives, and information. Public Opinion Quarterly, 76, (pp. 470-490) (21 p.).
Toepoel, V. & Hendriks, M.C.P. (2012). Sociaal kapitaal en de Streetleague: Onderzoek naar een maatschappelijk project van Betaald Voetbal Organisaties. Vrijetijdstudies, 30, (pp. 39-47) (9 p.).
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, Vera & Couper, Mick P. (01.03.2011). Can verbal instructions counteract visual context effects in web surveys?. Public Opinion Quarterly, 75 (1), (pp. 1-18) (18 p.).
Toepoel, Vera (01.05.2011). Cultural participation of older adults - Investigating the contribution of lowbrow and highbrow activities to social integration and satisfaction with life. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 10 (2), (pp. 123-129) (7 p.).
Toepoel, Vera & Dillman, Don A. (2011). How visual design affects the interpretability of survey questions. Social and behavioral research and the Internet. Advances in applied methods and research strategies (pp. 165-190) (35 p.). Routledge.
Toepoel, Vera (2011). Monitoring Consumer Attitudes in Hospitality Services: a Market Segmentation. International journal of tourism sciences, 11, (pp. 75-94) (19 p.).
Das, Marcel, Toepoel, Vera & van Soest, Arthur (01.02.2011). Nonparametric tests of panel conditioning and attrition bias in panel surveys. Sociological Methods and Research, 40 (1), (pp. 32-56) (25 p.).
Toepoel, Vera & Dillman, Don A. (01.05.2011). Words, numbers, and visual heuristics in web surveys - Is there a hierarchy of importance?. Social Science Computer Review, 29 (2), (pp. 193-207) (15 p.).
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, Vera (01.06.2010). Is consideration of future consequences a changeable construct?. Personality and Individual Differences, 48 (8), (pp. 951-956) (6 p.).
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, Vera, Das, Marcel & Van Soest, Arthur (01.12.2009). Design of web questionnaires - The effect of layout in rating scales. Journal of Official Statistics, 25 (4), (pp. 509-528) (20 p.).
Toepoel, Vera, Das, Marcel & Van Soest, Arthur (18.06.2009). Design of web questionnaires - The effects of the number of items per screen. Field Methods, 21 (2), (pp. 200-213) (14 p.).
Toepoel, Vera, Vis, Corrie, Das, Marcel & Van Soest, Arthur (01.02.2009). Design of web questionnaires - An information-processing perspective for the effect of response categories. Sociological Methods and Research, 37 (3), (pp. 371-392) (22 p.).
Toepoel, Vera (2009). Ik zie, ik zie, wat jij niet ziet. Het belang van visueel design in online onderzoek. Ontwikkelingen in het Marktonderzoek (pp. 43-60) (17 p.). Spaar en Hout.
Toepoel, Vera, Das, Marcel & Van Soest, Arthur (01.01.2009). Relating question type to panel conditioning - Comparing trained and fresh respondents. Survey Research Methods, 3 (2), (pp. 73-80) (8 p.).
  2008 - Scholarly publications
Toepoel, Vera (2008). A Closer Look at Web Questionnaire Design. (155 p.). Center Dissertation Series.
Toepoel, Vera, Das, Marcel & Van Soest, Arthur (01.10.2008). Effects of design in web surveys - Comparing trained and fresh respondents. Public Opinion Quarterly, 72 (5), (pp. 985-1007) (23 p.).
  0 - Other output
V. Toepoel () Adapting Surveys to the Mobile World: Data Chunking in the Dutch Probability-based LISS Panel
V. Toepoel () Answer formats in mobile and mixed-device surveys
V. Toepoel () Best Thesis Award
V. Toepoel () Comparing response scales on mobile and desktop devices: Usability and data quality issues
V. Toepoel () Data Chunking
V. Toepoel () Design of Response Scales in (Mobile) Web Surveys
V. Toepoel () Device Use and Device Preferences in Online Panel Surveys
V. Toepoel () Discussion: Conducting Respondent Driven Sampling on the Web: An Experimental Approach to Recruiting Challenges
V. Toepoel () Higher item nonresponse rates caused by slider scales in web surveys
V. Toepoel () Improving the Quality of Volunteer Web Panels: Evaluating Different Weighting Methods for the Dutch Leisure Panel
V. Toepoel () Informing Panel Members about study results. effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation
V. Toepoel () Investigating response quality in mobile, tablet, and desktop surveys. A comparison of radio buttons, Visual analogue scales and slider scales
V. Toepoel () Mixed-devices in a probability-based panel survey. effects on survey measurement error
V. Toepoel () Mobile and Mixed-device Surveys
V. Toepoel () Mobile devices a way to recruit hard-to-reach groups? Results from a pilot study comparing desk top and mobile devices.
V. Toepoel () Panel recruitment via Facebook
V. Toepoel () program leader RC33 Methods and Logistics
V. Toepoel () Response Quality, Quantity, and Costs of Building an Online Panel via Social Contacts
V. Toepoel () Response Quality, Quantity, and Costs of Building an Online Panel via Social Contacts
V. Toepoel () session organiser Explaining and predicting measurement error in surveys
V. Toepoel () session organiser New sources of data for survey reeearch: challenges and opportunities
V. Toepoel () Straightlining in Web survey panels over time
V. Toepoel () surveys and big data: a review of issues and approaches
V. Toepoel () The Effects of Adding a Mobile-Compatible Design to the American Life Panel
V. Toepoel () What happens if you offer a mobile option to your web panel? Results from a pilot study comparing a desktop and mobile device survey
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VENI Grant 2010-2014: Getting the RIGHT answers: an unconventional approach to building a web panel

 

Book: Doing Surveys Online (2016 Sage).

 

Presentations:

2016, RC33 Conference, Leicester, GB

Big data and its influence on research methods (invited speaker/panel member)

2016, RC33 Conference, Leicester, GB

Device Use and Device Preferences in Online Panel Surveys

2016, RC33 Conference, Leicester, GB

Data Chunking

2016, ISA Forum of Sociology, Vienna, Austria

Surveys and Big data: a review of issues and approaches

2016 AAPOR, Austin

Adapting Surveys to the Mobile World: Data Chunking in the Dutch Probability-based LISS Panel

2015, ESRA Reykjavik

Straightlining in Web survey panels over time

2015, ESRA Reykjavik

Improving the Quality of Volunteer Web Panels: Evaluating Different Weighting Methods for the Dutch Leisure Panel

2015, ESRA

The Effects of Adding a Mobile-Compatible Design to the American Life Panel

2015, ESRA Reyjkavik

Higher item nonresponse rates caused by slider scales in web surveys

2014, Workshop on Internet Surveys and Survey Methodology, Statistics Korea, Daejeong (Korea)

Invited speaker: Comparing response scales on mobile and desktop devices: Usability and data quality issues

2014, ISA, Yokohama (Japan)

Answer formats in mobile and mixed-device surveys

2014, AAPOR, Anaheim (USA)

Investigating response quality in mobile, tablet, and desktop surveys. A comparison of radio buttons, Visual analogue scales and slider scales

2014, GOR, Cologne (Germany)

Mixed-devices in a probability-based panel survey. effects on survey measurement error

2013, MESS Workshop, Scheveningen

What happens if you offer a mobile option to your web panel? Results from a pilot study comparing a desktop and mobile device survey

2013, ESRA, Ljubljana

Mobile devices a way to recruit hard-to-reach groups? Results from a pilot study comparing desk top and mobile devices.

2013 Workshop Peking University delegates, Utrecht University

Web Panel Surveys

2013 Workshop Longitudinal Research in Internet Panels, Mannheim, invited speaker

Informing Panel Members about study results. effects of traditional and innovative forms of feedback on participation

2011 ISM Workshop, the Hague

Panel Recruitment via Facebook

2011 MESS Workshop, Moergestel

Discussion: Conducting Respondent Driven Sampling on the Web: An Experimental Approach to Recruiting Challenges

2011 AAPOR Phoenix

Response Quality, Quantity, and Costs of Building an Online Panel via Social Contacts

2011 GOR, Dusseldorf

Response Quality, Quantity, and Costs of Building an Online Panel via Social Contacts

big data/data science

survey methodology

recruitment (probability and non-probability)

retention

attrition

conditioning

design

non-response

special groups

measurement error

leisure

experience marketing



Projects

NWO Veni Getting the RIGHT Answers

www.leisurepanel.nl

www.npso.net

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Vera teaches courses in survey methodology at UU and UCU.
Cursussen

Utrecht Summer School on Survey Research Design, Implementation, and Data Processing, n=25

Conducting a Survey, n=30

MTS1 (research process, sampling, operationalisations), n=1000

MTS2 (survey research, experimental research, secondary data use, writing scientific papers), n=400

MTS 3 (internal and external validity, Delphi, action research, research in practice), n=500

Methods and Statistics 1 (scientific research, z-scores, hypothesis testing, Utrecht University College), n=25

Survey Track (Research Master Methods & Statistics), n=20

In addition, I teach "Mixed-Mode Surveys"at the GESIS Summer School in Cologne, Germany (together with Edith de Leeuw and Thomas Klausch).

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Additional functions and activities

-Chairwoman Nederlandstalig Platform voor Survey Onderzoek (www.npso.net)

-Guest editor Journal of Mathematical Population Studies

-Guest editor Methods, Data Analysis

-Vice President of RC 33 (Methods and Logistiscs), International Sociological Association

-member of the Scientific Quality Assurance Board of the GESIS Panel, Germany

-course coordinator "Mixed-mode surveys" GESIS Summer School, Cologne, Germany

 

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