This course is aimed at giving participants a thorough grounding in questionnaire design. This course will be highly participatory, with sessions aimed at providing hands-on experience of designing questionnaires and survey questions, for quantitative social research.
By the end of the course participants should:
A general familiarity with quantitative research methods is assumed, but it is not necessary to have experience of using these methods. You will find this course useful if:
Ruxandra Comanaru is a Research Director working in
the Questionnaire Development and Testing Hub at NatCen. Since joining
NatCen, Ruxandra has worked of a variety of projects, designing
questionnaires, as well as using cognitive interviews to test and refine
the questions. Ruxandra also combines cognitive methods with usability
testing methods to ensure that online questionnaires (desktop and
mobile) are fit for purpose. Prior to joining NatCen, Ruxandra was a
Lecturer in Quantitative and Qualitative Social Research Methods at
Birkbeck, University of London. She completed a PhD in Applied
Linguistics and Communication at Birkbeck.
This course contributes 6 hours to the MRS CPD programme