Method in Data Collection

Date: 18 - 20 December 2017

Venue: Hasselt University - Law Faculty Building - Room FR 1.05 - Martelarenlaan 42 - 3500 Hasselt

Organization / co-organization: FLAMES and StatUa

Short description: Interuniversity Initiative (IUI)

This 3-day FLAMES course focuses on the basic aspects of metrology as a science, including a general theory of measurements, a theory of measurement error, principles for providing unified measurements, establishment of systems of units of measurement and the creation of corresponding standards, and the development of methods and means of measurement.

This course offers an overview of topics regarding measurement, providing general guidelines for the operationalization of abstract concepts through the construction of indicators and the design of data collection instruments (e.g., questionnaires).