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Creating questionnaires: Design, validation and analysis

Thursday, 23 February 2017

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the use of questionnaires within the research process, from generating initial ideas through to the analysis of data collected. Interactive exercises will be used at each stage to give practical experience as well as theoretical background.


Topics covered will include:

·         different methods of data collection with questionnaires

·         ethical issues in questionnaire design

·         developing questions and items

·         considering open and closed responses

·         designing categorical responses

·         evaluating reliability and validity

·         critical thinking within questionnaire design

·         qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis

Workshop Facilitator:  
Dr Victoria Bourne is a Senior Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her teaching is primarily in the area of Research Methods and Statistics, having designed, coordinated and taught on courses in this area from first year undergraduate through to postdoctoral levels. Her research focuses on the role of mathematical ability and statistics anxiety in attitudes towards, and performance in, research methods and statistical analysis courses. She is a committee member of the Division for Academics, Researchers and Teachers of the British Psychological Society, and she is a Senior Fellow of the HEA.

Network: Professional Development Programme
Date(s): Thursday, 23 February 2017
Times: 11.00-16.00
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier Street, London N1 9BE
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