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Problems with Political Polling in America & A Potential Solution
For the 2020 election, the pollsters were wrong again. That makes two presidential elections in a row and is a serious cause for concern among all citizens. But the big question is, what happened? Our founder, Dr. Louis Tay, has some thoughts - including how to bring pollsters into the modern era of data collection.
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How do we really hear the voice of the students?
In higher education it’s always important to have a pulse on the student body, but now more than ever in the wake of COVID-19. Beyond the disruption to learning and campus life, students face a looming resilience crisis where core well-being skills are critical to survive and thrive. 
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Is Paying Participants the Only Way to Improve Engagement?
How can researchers increase survey participation outside of financial compensation? Explores different models for increasing engagement.
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How Much Should You Pay Survey Participants?
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach for paying survey participants. Consider these options when it comes to paying survey participants.
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ExpiWell Has a New Website—Here’s Where to Find Us
ExpiWell has a new look! 3 reasons to visit our brand-new company website.
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How Real-Time Data Collection Provides Insights on Hospitality Employee Well-Being
A case study on how real-time, real-world data about the well-being of hotel employees allowed researchers to open the door to revolutionary insights in the hospitality industry.
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Analyzing Data for a Real-Time Data Collection ESM Study
The final section of the ESM Workshop Series focuses on analyzing the data. In this set of slides, best practices for ESM techniques and analytics are outlined.
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Managing Data for a Real-Time Data Collection ESM Study
Now that you have completed a successful ESM study, the question that must be answered is, “How do I manage it all?”
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How to Implement a Real-Time Data Collection ESM Study
This second part of the ESM Workshop Series will guide you through the entire implementation process, from pilot to refinement to full-scale study.
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Setting Up a Real-Time Data Collection Study Using ESM
In part one of this series, we layout the best practices for setting up a successful ESM study. We also provide insight into protocal types, sampling periods, and best practices for survey length and distribution.
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What is the Experience Sampling Method? The Strategy for Real-Time Data Collection
The ExpiWell technology is grounded in the Experience Sampling Method (ESM). But what exactly is ESM? We'll tell you!
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Promoting Well-Being and Resilience Amidst Global Disruption
It is imperative as a scientific community that we apply our knowledge, research, and expertise to promote well-being and resilience amidst a time of uncertainty, fear, and anxiety. Not as an intellectual or academic exercise, but as an inherently human responsibility.
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Using Experience Sampling for Well-Being Research
In doing research on well-being, researchers tend to study who are happy and who are not. Experience sampling allows us to ask a whole new set of questions, such as: When are people happy? In what situations are people happy? Under what conditions do people thrive?
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Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) vs. Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM): What are the differences?
Researchers often use the terms ESM and EMA interchangeably yet, there are subtle, if not substantial, differences when we examine the historical motivations behind ESM and EMA.
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The Experience Sampling Method (ESM) in the Social Sciences
Experience Sampling methodology (ESM) has had tremendous growth in popularity for the social sciences over the past forty years and continues to be at the forefront of innovative methodologies.
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How to Effectively Apply Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM)
In this video webinar, Dr. Louis Tay provides answers to key questions about Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM) or Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) and the application of these methods for more meaningful insights.
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