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Developing Written Questionnaires: Administering Written Questionnaires
By Alexis Mitman Colker, Ph.D.

The objectives of this module are for you to:

  • Understand the relative merits of different delivery modes for administering a written questionnaire.

  • Know how to devise an appropriate incentive for completing a questionnaire.

  • Know how to maximize the confidentiality of questionnaire responses and explain this to participants.

  • Know how to prepare and motivate participants to complete a written questionnaire.

  • Know how to explain effectively to participants why it is important to complete a questionnaire.

  • Know the techniques for encouraging completion of a questionnaire if a participant does not respond.

  • Know how to prepare quantitative and qualitative questionnaire responses for data analysis.