This course provides tools and techniques for conceptualizing, designing and administrating surveys at the community college.
- Understanding the Survey Process
- Core Concepts of Survey Design
- Implementing a Survey
Task Modules and Exercises
Survey Item Design: Explores the different types of surveys appropriate for IR and how and when to use them.
Developing Response Options: Identifies different survey response options and how to select which option to use, along with how to write effective response options that will provide the best possible data.
Piloting a Survey: Explores how to pilot a survey instrument, and how to use the feedback to improve the survey.
Documenting the Survey Process: Demonstrates the methods and reasons for documenting the survey process and examples of good documentation.
Evaluating Survey Data: Explores how to determine whether collected survey data is valid, reliable and usable.
Interpreting Survey Results: Examines common methods used to interpret survey results, and how to prepare and report the results.