Q53. Practice constructing network survey instrument ("by hand"), administering and recording data.

  1. Sketch out (paper and pencil mode) a brief network questionnaire that includes
    1. Respondent name and a few demographics (e.g., sex and age)
    2. List of R's "confidantes"
  2. For each confidante we want to collect a bit of demographic info (e.g., sex and age)
  3. For each confidante we want to know whether R has particular activity tie (e.g., have you had dinner in the last week).
  4. Construct a grid that will let you record R's answers to whether for each pair of confidantes she has Xd with the two.
  5. Construct a grid that will let you record R's assessment of whether a particular relationship exists between each pair of confidantes.