The Savvy Survey #5: The Process for Developing Survey Questions
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Israel, Glenn D., and Jessica L. Gouldthorpe. 2013. “The Savvy Survey #5: The Process for Developing Survey Questions: AEC395/PD065, 8/2013”. EDIS 2013 (8). Gainesville, FL.


A useful process for developing a high-quality questionnaire follows four steps. Brainstorm questions on a topic. Review the literature for concepts, questions, and indices. Collect ideas for questions and wording choices through focus groups or key informant interviews. And select questions linked to a program’s logic model. Each of these steps is discussed in this 3-page fact sheet written by Glenn D. Israel and Jessica L. Gouldthorpe and published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, August 2013.
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