Questionnaire Design (2 credits)

This course provides an introduction to the design of questions, questionnaires, and interview surveys. The course will provide an overview of the theoretical and experimental literature related to questionnaire design while focusing on the various stages of questionnaire design. The stages include initial development, question writing, question testing, pre-testing, and questionnaire formatting. Discussion and practice will focus on the measurement of subjective as well as objective phenomena. As part of the course, students will learn how to design questionnaires, how to critique and select questionnaires, and how to interpret answers to survey questions.