The B.I. and Lucille Cohen Institute cooperates with Tel Aviv University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology in program of practical work in survey research (MA students).

Its students develop and conduct a full-scale survey, beginning with the planning stage, constructing a questionnaire, supervising data collection (conducted by the B.I. and Lucille Cohen Institute), building and processing the data file, and writing a findings report.

The following surveys have been carried out:

Year

The Survey

2002

Satisfaction with the University's Purchase Unit – Data collection was through telephone interviews with 183 Tel Aviv University employees, drawn from a name list provided by the unit for Method Planning and Control unit.

2003

Satisfaction with the Computer Center – Data collection was through telephone interviews with 150 faculty members, 150 administrative staff, and 25 Unix Station users at the Tel Aviv University, drawn from a name list.

2004

A Tel Aviv University Student Survey – Data collection was through telephone interviews with 437 Tel Aviv University students, drawn from a name list provided by the unit for Method Planning and Control unit.

2005

"No-show" students - Data collection was through telephone interviews with 330 Tel Aviv University entrants who did not appear at the beginning of the year. The sample was drawn from a name list provided by the Method Planning and control unit.

2006

PhD Students at Tel Aviv University – Data collection was through telephone interviews with 295 PhD students. The sample was drawn from a name list provided by the Method Planning and Control unit.

2007

Experimenters at Tel Aviv University – Data collection was through telephone interviews with 265 experimenters and their representatives. The sample was drawn from a name list provided by the Method Planning and Control unit.

2008

Users of the Tel Aviv University Library of Social Sciences and Management – Data collection was through a self-administered questionnaire among students in mandatory first-year courses in all departments, totaling 776 respondents.