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PSYED 3471 - CONSTRUCTING QUESTIONNAIRES AND CONDUCTING SURVEYS

INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN SURVEY RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. THE COURSE CONSIDERS PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF QUESTIONNAIRES INCLUDING DETERMINING QUESTIONNAIRE CONTENT, SELECTION OF ITEM TYPES AND WORDING OF ITEMS, SELECTION OF AN ADMINISTRATION METHOD, PILOTING QUESTIONNAIRES, AND LOCATING EXISTING QUESTIONNAIRES. DISCUSSION ABOUT CONDUCTING SURVEY RESEARCH CONSIDERS SAMPLE SELECTION, ANALYZING INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM QUESTIONNAIRES USING SPSS, EVALUATING QUESTIONNAIRES, SOURCES OF ERROR AND HOW TO REDUCE MEASUREMENT ERROR IN SURVEY RESEARCH.

Credits: 3.0

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Fall 2014-2015 (2151)


Section: 1200-LEC (29016)
Class Status: Active (Class full; contact admissions for special permission to enroll, or to be placed on a waitlist)
Meeting Time(s): Wed @ 12:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Meeting Place: WWPH 5702
Instructor(s): Clement Stone
Credits: 3.0
Enrollment: 15 of 14 seats are filled