Rapport Issue


Publication Date

April 28th 2019


Suzanne Henwood

Using questionnaires or surveys is a popular method for collecting data in research. It can often be seen as a cheap, quick and easy way of establishing views and opinions of large groups and, like most forms of research, there is more to it than meets the eye. Using questionnaires properly is far more than just putting a few questions down on a piece of paper (or computer screen). The reality is that there are many styles of questionnaire, different question structures that allow different forms of analysis, and many different purposes for which questionnaires may be chosen as the most appropriate way of gathering data. Like all research, deliberate and systematic planning is essential for robust findings – using...


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