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Contributors. 
 Preface. 
 1. An Overview of Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questions (Stanley Presser, et al.). 
 PART A. COGNITIVE INTERVIEWS. 
 2. Cognitive Interviewing Revisited: A Useful Technique, in Theory (Gordon B. Willis). 
 3. The Dynamics of Cognitive Interviewing (Paul Beatty). 
 4. Data Quality in Cognitive Interviews: The Case of Verbal Reports (Fred G. Conrad and Johnny Blair). 
 5. Do Different Cognitive Interview Techniques Produce Different Results (Theresa J. DeMaio and Ashley Landreth)? 
 PART B. SUPPLEMENTS TO CONVENTIONAL PRETESTS. 
 6. Evaluating Survey Questions by Analyzing Patterns of Behavior Codes and Question-Answer Sequences (Johannes van der Zouwen and Johannes H. Smit). 
 7. Response Latency and (Para) Linguistic Expressions as Indicators of Response Error (Stasja Draisma and Wil Dijkstra). 
 8. Vignettes and Respondent Debriefing for Questionnaire Design and Evaluation (Elizabeth Martin). 
 PART C. EXPERIMENTS. 
 9. The Case for More Split-Sample Experiments in Developing Survey Instruments (Floyd Jackson Fowler). 
 10. Using Field Experiments to Improve Instrument Design: The SIPP Methods Panel Project (Jeffrey Moore, et al.). 
 11. Experimental Design Considerations for Testing and Evaluating Questionnaires (Roger Tourangeau). 
 PART D. STATISTICAL MODELING. 
 12. Modeling Measurement Error to Identify Flawed Questions (Paul Biemer). 
 13. Item Response Theory (IRT) Modeling for Questionnaire Evaluation (Bryce B. Reeve and Louise C. Mâsse). 
 14. Development and Improvement of Questionnaires Using Predictions of Reliability and Validity (William E. Saris, et al.). 
 PART E. MODE OF ADMINISTRATION. 
 15. Concepts and Procedures for Testing Paper Self-administered Questionnaires: Cognitive Interview and Field Test Comparisons (Don A. Dillman and Cleo D. Redline). 
 16. Methods for Testing and Evaluating Computer-Assisted Questionnaires (John Tarnai and Danna L. Moore). 
 17. Usability Testing to Evaluate Computer-Assisted Survey Instruments (Sue Ellen Hansen and Mick P. Couper). 
 18. Development and Testing of Web Questionnaires (Reginald P. Baker, et al.). 
 PART F. SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 
 19. Evolution and Adaptation of Questionnaire Development, Evaluation and Testing for Establishment Surveys (Diane K. Willimack, et al.). 
 20. Pretesting Questionnaires for Children and Adolescents (Edith de Leeuw, et al.). 
 21. Developing and Evaluating Cross-National Survey Insteuments (Tom W. Smith). 
 22. Survey Questionnaire Translation and Assessment (Janet Harkness, et al.). 
 PART G. MULTI-METHOD APPLICATIONS. 
 23. A Multiple-Method Approach to Improving the Clarity of Closely Related Concepts: Distinguishing Legal and Physical Custody of Children (Nora Cate Schaeffer and Jennifer Dykema). 
 24. Multiple Methods for Developing and Evaluating a Stated-Choice Questionnaire to Value Wetlands (Michael D. Kaplowitz, et al.). 
 25. Does Pretesting Make a Difference? An Experimental Test (Barbara Forsyth, et al.). 
 References. 
 Index. 
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Social surveys Methodology, Questionnaires Methodology, Social sciences Research Methodology