Start: Oct. 7, 2009
End: Oct. 8, 2009
Place: Edinburgh (UK)
This two-day course is aimed at giving participants a thorough grounding in questionnaire design. It will be delivered via a combination of taught and practical sessions.
Course content covers:
the purpose of surveys and questionnaires, identifying the key decisions researchers have to make;
how to design questionnaires;
design issues for self-completion questionnaires (paper and web-based);
question wording and communication with respondents;
general principles of questionnaire design;
designing questionnaires for children and young people.
This course will be highly participatory, with workshops aimed at providing hands-on experience of designing questionnaires and survey questions.
Members of NatCen’s Quantitative Research Department (QRD) and Survey Methods Unit (SMU) will deliver the course. Participants receive a course folder and associated resource documents.
The cost of this two-day course is £650. Participants will be limited to a maximum group size of 18.