Flashcards in Questionnaires Deck (6)
What is a closed ended question?
Respondents must choose from a limited range of possible answers that the researcher has decided in advance
What is an open ended question?
Respondents are free to give whatever answer they wish
Name 6 advantages of questionnaires
-detachment & objectivity
How are questionnaires practical?
They are a quick and cheap means of gathering large amounts of data from large amounts of data from large amounts of people, widely spread geographically, especially if a postal or online questionnaire is used
Give an example of how questionnaires are practical
Helen Connor & Sara Dewson (2001)
Posted nearly 4,000 questionnaires to students at 14 higher education institutions around the country in their study of the factors influencing the decisions of w/c students to go to university