Questionnaire and Survey Design
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Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Questionnaire and Survey Design
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
The objective of the course is to create opportunities for learning about and practicing using methods and techniques for conducting formalized questioning.
Brief description of the course
Possibilities and limitations of questioning. Representability of outcomes, compiling a selection and techniques. Opportunities of conducting a questioning, assurance of anonymity. Questionnaire and formalised interview, e-questionnaire. Research questions, independent and dependent variables.Questioning and other sources of information. Structure of the questionnaire, order of questions, filtartion questions, formation of questions. Pilot questioning. Different types of questions (fact and attitude questions, objective data), compiling questions (requirements and avoiding mistakes). Relevance, validity and reliability.
The course consists of lectures and practical exercises as an individual or group work. Participation in lectures is necessary for passing the course.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of and ability to use in practice the methods and techinques of formalised questioning.
Jüri Kruusvall, PhD