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Title Online research methods in urban and planning studies : design and outcomes / Carlos Nunes Silva, editor
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), 2012


Description 1 online resource (online resource (408 pages))
Contents 1. Research methods for urban planning in the digital age / Carlos Nunes Silva -- 2. Infrastructure for survey data processing in urban and planning studies / Randall J. Olsen -- 3. Volunteer panel Web surveys in urban planning / Sunghee Lee -- 4. Online qualitative interviews: opportunities and challenges for urban and planning studies / Kathleen J. Hanrahan, Mathew T. Smith and Judith E. Sturges -- 5. Towards a method for research interviews using e-mail / Peter Petocz, Sue Gordon and Anna Reid -- 6. The story of Ethnochat: designing an instant messaging program to conduct semi-structured or unstructured interviews / Jason Zalinger -- 7. Video-enhanced self-administered computer interviews / Joachim Gerich -- 8. Unveiling space by using participatory photo interview / Bettina Kolb -- 9. Brainstorming in virtual teams / Mary T. Dzindolet, Paul B. Paulus and Courtney Glazer -- 10. The use of electronic brainstorming for collecting ideas in scientific research teams: a challenge for future online research / Nicolas Michinov -- 11. The Delphi technique: use, considerations, and applications in the conventional, policy, and on-line environments / Chia-Chien Hsu and Brian A. Sandford -- 12. Designing online laddering studies / Thorsten Gruber [and others] -- 13. Search conferences and future search conferences: potential tools for urban planning in an on-line environment / Rosalind Hurworth
14. Netnography: an assessment of a novel research approach and its underlying philosophical assumptions / Guido Lang, Stanislav Mamonov and Karl R. Lang -- 15. Citizens on YouTube: research-method issues / Stefano Pace -- 16. Online opportunities for mobile and visual research / Lesley Murray -- 17. Using digital tools in qualitative research: supporting integrity, simplicity, deep insight and social change / Susan Crichton -- 18. Empirical research methods in virtual worlds / Travis L. Ross, Edward Castronova and Gert G. Wagner -- 19. Monitoring pedestrian spatio-temporal behaviour using semi-automated shadowing / Alexandra Millonig, Markus Ray and Helmut Schrom-Feiertag -- 20. Mobile phones as a lens into slum dynamics / Amy Wesolowski and Nathan Eagle -- 21. Archiving audio and video interviews / Almut Leh and Doris Tausendfreund -- 22. Addressing legal issues in online research, publication and archiving: a UK perspective / Andrew Charlesworth -- 23. Ethical considerations in online research methods / Harsh Suri and Fay Patel
Summary "This book provides an overview of online research methods in urban and planning studies, exploring and discussing new digital tools and Web-based research methods, as well as the scholarly, legal, and ethical challenges associated with their use"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Computer interviews
Ethical issues in online research
Legal issues
Online data collection
Online research
Online research methods
Research methodology
Urban planning
Urban planning research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title screen (IGI Global, viewed Jan. 23, 2012)
Subject Planning Research (Event)
City planning -- Research
Planning -- Research
Electronic information resource searching.
City planning -- Research.
Electronic information resource searching.
Stadsplanering -- forskning.
Offentliga platser -- planering.
Form Electronic book
Author Silva, Carlos Nunes
IGI Global.
ISBN 9781466600751