Duration: 1 day
This introductory course covers the basic elements of research questionnaire design and question wording. Learn how to construct unbiased questions - the common mistakes and how to put them together in a survey and/or interview schedule that will be easily answered. The different requirements for postal and interview questionnaires as well as online surveys will be emphasised and practical exercises will be given in question wording. Various modes of presentation will be described. Some suggestions for ways of improving response rates will also be given. The course is taught by an experienced researcher and tips and advice will be given for specific surveys.
After the course participants will be able to send their draft questionnaires for review by SCU consultants.