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Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 3 модуль

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 University of Michigan: https://www.coursera.org/learn/questionnaire-design
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • to introduce students to designing and evaluating questionnaires
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • knows the basic elements of designing and evaluating questionnaires
  • knows practical techniques for evaluating questions
  • implements methods of standardized and conversational interviewing
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction and Unit 1: Overview of Standardized Interviewing
    Introduction; Different types of questions, Measurement error in questions: Bias and variance; Standardized and conversational interviewing; From specifying a concept to asking questions.
  • Unit 2: Response Process
    Comprehension; Retrieval; Judgment; Response.
  • Unit 3: Asking Factual Questions
    Facts and quasi facts; Memory and recall; Asking sensitive questions; Mode, privacy and confidentiality.
  • Unit 4: Measuring Attitudes
    Context effects in attitude questions; Use of different scales; Offering don’t know options; Response order effects.
  • Unit 5: Testing Questionnaires
    Expert reviews and focus groups; Cognitive interviews; Behavior coding; Quantitative techniques.
  • Unit 6: Putting It All Together
    The questionnaire from start to finish; Things to put at the end; Mode Choice: Implementations for layout; Self-administered questionnaires.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking online course
  • non-blocking discussion with a HSE instructor
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.3 * discussion with a HSE instructor + 0.7 * online course
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Brinkmann, S. (2013). Qualitative Interviewing. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=603936

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Seidman, I. (2019). Interviewing As Qualitative Research : A Guide for Researchers in Education and the Social Sciences (Vol. Fifth edition). New York, NY: Teachers College Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2168597