The evolution of audio recording in field surveys
Thissen, M., Sattaluri, S., McFarlane, E., & Biemer, P. (2008). The evolution of audio recording in field surveys. Survey Practice, December(5).
By taking advantage of new technology, survey managers can boost the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of data collection. One such technology is computer audio-recorded interviewing (CARI), a way to ensure the quality of data through unobtrusive digital recording. This article reviews the evolution of CARI technology, with an emphasis on its feasibility for routine use with field surveys