To: Dr. Tayyaba From: Muhammad UsmanReg. ID: NI-S12-M.Phil-702
Highlights of Presentation What is Questionnaire Qualities of Good Questionnaire Major Points for Effective Questionnaire Types of Questionnaire
What is QuestionnaireA set of questions designed to generate the datanecessary for achieve the objectives of the researchproject.
Qualities of Good QuestionnaireThe design of a questionnaire will depend on whether theresearcher wishes to collect exploratory information (i.e.qualitative information for the purposes of betterunderstanding or the generation of hypotheses on asubject) or quantitative information (to test specifichypotheses that have previously been generated).
Major Points for Successful Questionnaire1. A well-designed questionnaire should meet the research objectives.2. It should obtain the most complete and accurate information possible. The questionnaire designer needs to ensure that respondents fully understand the questions and are not likely to refuse to answer, lie to the interviewer or try to conceal their attitudes
3. A good questionnaire is organised and worded to encourage respondents to provide accurate, unbiased and complete information.4. A well-designed questionnaire should make it easy for respondents to give the necessary information and for the interviewer to record the answer.5. It would keep the interview brief and to the point and be so arranged that the respondent(s) remain interested throughout the interview.
Type of Questionnaire Open Ended Questionnaire Close Ended Questionnaire
Open Ended Questionnaire Close Ended Questionnaire
What is the Open Ended Questionnaire An open-ended questionnaire is designed to encourage a full, meaningful answer using the subjects own knowledge and/or feelings.
What is the Close Ended Questionnaire A closed-ended questionnaire is a question format that limits respondents with a list of answer choices from which they must choice to answer the question.
Advantage & Disadvantage of Open Ended QuestionnaireAdvantage: Open-ended questions allow respondents to include more information, including feelings, attitudes and understanding of the subject. This allows researchers to better access the respondents true feelings on an issue.Disadvantage: Open-ended questions allow respondents to use their own words, it is difficult to compare the meanings of the responses.
Advantage & Disadvantage of Close Ended QuestionnaireAdvantage: Closed-ended questions can be more specific, thus more likely to communicate similar meanings.Disadvantage: Closed-ended questionnaire simplicity and limit of the answers, may not offer the respondents choices that actually reflect their real feelings.