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Mobile Apps and Sensors in Surveys

2019 (programme and materials)

The first MASS workshop was held on March 22 and 23, in Mannheim Germany, and hosted by the University of Mannheim.

Please find the programme of events below.Presentation titles with links lead to the slides which were presented at the workshop


Programme of events: 4 and 5 March 2019

Day1 – 4 March presenters title
Registratrion with coffee and tea
09:00-09:15 opening Thomas König, Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center (SFB 884), University of Mannheim
09:15-10:00 Keynote 1 Mick Couper, University of Michigan Mobile Data Collection: A Survey Researcher’s Perspective
10:00-10:15 break
10:15-11:35 session A: Possibilities of Apps Christopher Antoun (University of Maryland), Vinay Bapna (Unomer) Extracting Meaning from Passively Collected App Information
Georg-Christoph Haas (IAB, University of Mannheim) , Sebastian Bähr (IAB), Florian Keusch (University of Mannheim), Frauke Kreuter (University of Maryland, University of Mannheim, IAB), Mark Trappmann (IAB, University of Bamberg) Enriching an Ongoing Panel Survey with Mobile Phone Measures: The IAB-SMART App
Ting Yan (Westat) The feasibility of Using Smartphones to Record Food Acquisitions
Yanna Yan, Fred Conrad (ISR, University of Michigan) Collecting Multi-Modal Data via Text Messaging on Smartphones
11:35-11:50 break
11:50-13:10 Session B: Location data Stephanie Eckman (RTI International) Using Passive Data to Improve Survey Data
Stephan Schlosser (University of Göttingen), Jan Karem Höhne (University of Mannheim; RECSM-Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Daniel Qureshi (University of Frankfurt; University of Mannheim) SurveyMaps: A sensor-based supplement to GPS in mobile web surveys
Matt Jans (ICF) Sampling and measurement innovations with geofenced mobile surveys
Danielle Mc Cool (Universiteit Utrecht & Statistics Netherlands,) Ole Mussman (Statistics Netherlands), Barry Schouten – (statistics Netherlands), Victor Verstappen(Statistics Netherlands), Peter Lugtig (Utrecht University) The TABI app as a method to replace a travel-diary study.
13:10-14:10 lunch
14:10-15:30 Session C: Interactions and the environment Robin Palmberg, Yusak Susilo, and Gyözö Gidofalvi (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm) Ongoing work: Developing and trialing an implicit interaction platform to monitor and aiding dementia travellers
Ralf Klüber (P3 insight GmbH) Using smartphones to collect behavioral data – a practical approach
Nejc Berzelak, Uroš Podkrižnik, Jasna Urbančič, Matej Senožetnik and Vasja Vehovar (university of Ljubljana) Potentials and challenges of a general-purpose application for integrating survey and passive data on mobile devices
Daniel Qureshi (University of Frankfurt; University of Mannheim), Stephan Schlosser (University of Göttingen), Jan Karem Höhne (University of Mannheim; RECSM-Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Merits and limits of collecting JavaScript-based sensor data in mobile web surveys
15:30-16:00 break
16:00-17:20 Session D: consent Bernd Weiss (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences) [Presenting Author], Henning Silber (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences) , Florian Keusch (University of Mannheim), Christoph Beuthner (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Jette Schroeder (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences) Framing Consent Questions in Mobile Surveys: Experiments on Question Wording
Bernad Batinic, Carrie Kovacs, Nina Grossi & Fabiola Gattringer University of Linz) Benefits and Challenges of Tracking Data in Psychological Research
Bella Struminskaya (Utrecht University), Peter Lugtig -(Utrecht University), Barry Schouten (Statistics Netherlands & Utrecht University) , Vera Toepoel (Utrecht University) Willingness to collect smartphone-based measurements: asking for consent
Mark Trappmann, (IAB, University of Bamberg,) Sebastian Bähr, (IAB), Georg-Christoph Haas, (IAB, University of Mannheim) , Florian Keusch, (University of Mannheim), Frauke Kreuter, (University of Maryland, University of Mannheim, IAB) Augmenting survey data with smartphone data: Is there a threat to panel retention?
Day2 – 5 March presenter title
09:00-10:20 Session E: physical activity sensors Arie Kapteyn, Marco Angrisani, Silvia Barcellos, Eileen Crimmins, Jill Darling, Tania Gutsche, Doerte U. Junghaenel, Bart Orriens, Swaroop Samek, Donna Spruijt-Metz, Stefan Schneider, Arthur A. Stone, Tina Vuong, Bas Weerman (University of Southern california) Combining Wearables and Self-Reports in Burst Designs
Joris Mulder & Nathalia Kieruj (CenERdata, Tilburg University) Objective measures of activity from high frequency accelerometer data
Christoph Kern (University of Mannheim), Jan Karem Höhne (University of Mannheim; RECSM-Universtat Ponpeu Fabra), Stephan Schlosser (University of Göttingen), Melanie Revilla (RECSM-Universtat Ponpeu Fabra) SurveyMotion: Predicting completion conditions in mobile web surveys by using acceleration data
Anne Elevelt (Utrecht University), Jan Karem Höhne (University of Mannheim; RECSM-Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Annelies Blom (University of Mannheim) Squats in surveys: the use of accelerometers for fitness tasks in surveys
10:20-10:35 break
10:35-11:30 keynote Leanne Morrison Supporting health behaviour change through mobile applications: Opportunities and challenges
11:30-12:50 Session F: willingness and participation in smartphone app studies Annette Jackle (ISER, University of Essex) How to increase participation in mobile app data collection
Melenie Revilla (RECSM-Universitat Pompeu Fabra) App use in an online opt-in panel
Sebastian Bähr (IAB), Georg-Christoph Haas, (IAB, University of Mannheim) , Florian Keusch (University of Mannheim), Frauke Kreuter (University of Maryland, University of Mannheim, IAB), Mark Trappmann (IAB, University of Bamberg) Marienthal 2.0: Research into the subtle effects of unemployment using smartphones
Emily Gilbert & Lisa Calderwood (UCL) Design and implementation of a time use diary app in the Age 14 Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study
12:50-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:20 Session G: design, testing and making apps work in the real world Joeri Minnen (Research Group TOR – Spin-Off hbits) Vrije Universiteit Brussel Collecting contextualized behavioral data through MOTUS
Barry Schouten (Statistics Netherlands), Ole Mussman (Statistics Netherlands) Peter Lugtig, (Utrecht University) The Household Budget Survey: an app-assisted approach to improve data quality
Annette Scherpenzeel (Technical University of Munich,) Luzia Weiss (Max Planck Institute of Social Law and Social Policy) A pre-test of accelerometer data collection in 10 countries
Clemens Stachl (LMU Munchen) The PhoneStudy App – Tales from Mobile Sensing Research
15:20-16:20 Discussion Fred Conrad (introduction) Bella Struminskaya (moderator)
16:30-17:00 Wrap-up and looking forward: next workshop, Sensors moving forward