Final Essay Exam

Mar 29th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $10 USD

Tutor description

Questionnaires and Interviews in Data Collection Major Advantages of Field Research Sampling secondary data anal

Word Count: 2550
Showing Page: 1/11
Final Essay Exam NameClassDateProfessorFinal Essay Exam Questionnaires and Interviews in Data Collection There are many different methods for collecting data in research. Survey research can be employed using either qualitative or quantitative research methods and include methods such as questionnaires and interviews. A questionnaire is a self administered survey designed to gauge the attitudes and opinions of the participants while the interview is administered by the researcher and addresses the interviewee directly. The interview and the questionnaire both employ open ended or close ended questions but the questionnaire will also include the use of scales. Both survey methods are designed to gather information from a sample population. Opened ended questions allows the participant to provide a free response to a question will the close ended question restrict the answer of respondent because if requires a specific answer. The close ended question can include a scale and produces structured data. Structured data refers to data that is organized. The open ended question produces unstructured data and is less organized than the data provided by the structured question. Unstructured data can be more difficult to code or to properly organize for valid and reliable findings. A questionnaire is a series of written questions a researcher supplies to subjects, requesting their response (Beam, 2005).Questionnaires are most commonly used t

Review from student

Studypool Student
" <3 it, thanks for saving me time. "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1824 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors