School of Communication

Communication Research Center

The following partial list of completed CRC projects represents the range of capabilities of the CRC staff and facilities.

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority-Computer-Aided Telephone Interviewing (CATI) Survey of RTA user needs

Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue-A set of CATI surveys analyzing the impact of news coverage of a major legal case

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Cuyahoga County-Development and assessment of an AIDS information campaign geared to intravenous drug users

GreatLakesCB-Development of a mail survey instrument and completion of analysis and report regarding attitudes of current and former residents of inner-ring suburbs

The Kirby Co.-National CATI marketing survey of buyers and non-buyers

Ohio Independent Film Festival-Hosting a training program on lighting for independent film production

NASA-Glenn (formerly NASA-Lewis) Research Center-Evaluation of promotional materials used by an educational division

National Association of Broadcasters-Several grants obtained by Cleveland State University and Penn State University have used the CRC for CATI survey components

College of Education at Cleveland State University-A set of focus groups to explore the efficacy of new distance-learning technologies

Q.C.S.-A national CATI survey of potential auto purchasers regarding the use of incentives

Digital Cinema Expo-Hosting a national conference on the use of digital technologies for film-making

United Labor Agency and Painters District Council-A national CATI survey of tradesperson's regarding safety issues and the work environment

Other in-house projects for Cleveland State University units-A number of projects over the years have used focus group techniques, mail surveys, CATI surveys, and on-line surveys to assess public reactions to such issues as racial attitudes on campus, the changeover from quarters to semesters, and the feasibility of a new doctoral program.

Other clients include: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Gund Foundation, International Television Association (Greater Cleveland Chapter), National Partnership for Social Enterprise, Ohio Arts Council, YMCA, the Neighborhood Newspaper Association.


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Mailing Address
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
1st & 2nd Floors
Music & Communication Building
2001 Euclid Ave.
Phone: 216.687.4630
Fax: 216.687.5435
Web Contact
Rick Pitchford
Phone: 216.687.5077

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