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Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys

2020/2021
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 1, 2 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course will cover the basic elements of designing and evaluating questionnaires. We will review the process of responding to questions, challenges and options for asking questions about behavioral frequencies, practical techniques for evaluating questions, mode specific questionnaire characteristics, and review methods of standardized and conversational interviewing. The course is based on the MOOC: https://www.coursera.org/learn/questionnaire-design
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To teach students to create questionnaires and access the quality of the questionnaires they encounter.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • To build a scale for survey questionnaires
  • To access and control quality of survey questions
  • To ask questions in the survey in order to receive the most valid answer
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Overview of Standardized Interviewing
  • Response Process
  • Asking Factual Questions
  • Measuring Attitudes
  • Testing Questionnaires
  • Putting It All Together
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Online course grade
  • non-blocking Questionnaire construction task
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.7 * Online course grade + 0.3 * Questionnaire construction task
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Blasius, J., & Thiessen, V. (2012). Assessing the Quality of Survey Data. SAGE Publications Ltd.

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Fabbris, L., & Davino, C. (2013). Survey Data Collection and Integration. Springer.