Publisher description for Your opinion, please! : how to build the best questionnaires in the field of education / James Cox.


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"Clear, to the point, and the use of the 'model' is excellent."
Chester McCall, Professor
Pepperdine University
"A wonderful, practical guide for practitioners who need information they can depend on. I wish I'd had this handbook to consult while planning my own research projects."
Maggie Szabo, Executive Director
California Center for School Restructuring
What's the best way to obtain the information you need? How can you obtain valid research data? By asking questions, of course, especially in survey questionnaires. And that's just what this compact, informative guide will teach you to do. Learn how to:
Compose clear, incisive questions
Write easy-to-follow directions
Ensure response to your questionnaire
Analyze and evaluate the data
Report and use your valuable findings
Cox has written a practical, step-by-step manual to help you get the answers you're looking for. The author includes examples of good (and bad) ways to ask for information, samples of pre-questionnaire letters and follow-up forms, and a checklist for you to use in evaluating your survey.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Education -- Research.
Questionnaires -- Design.
Educational surveys -- Design.