Accession Number : ADA037815


Title :   Questionnaire Construction Manual


Corporate Author : OPERATIONS RESEARCH ASSOCIATES PALO ALTO CA


Personal Author(s) : Dyer, Robert F ; Matthews, Josephine J ; Wright, Calvin E ; Yudowitch, Kenneth L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a037815.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1976


Pagination or Media Count : 196


Abstract : This manual has been prepared primarily for the use and guidance of those who are tasked to develop or administer questionnaires as part of Army field tests and evaluations. The general content and concepts, however, should be useful to anyone involved in constructing or administering surveys, interviews, or questionnaires. Chapters 2-10 present guidance on preparing, assembling, and arranging items in questionnaires. Chapter 11 discusses the importance of and procedures for pretesting, and Chapter 12 gives respondent characteristics that influence questionnaire results. Chapter 13 deals briefly with analysis and evaluation of responses, and Chapter 14 discusses interview presentation.


Descriptors :   *INSTRUCTION MANUALS , *TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY) , FIELD TESTS , INTERVIEWING , QUESTIONNAIRES , RANKING , SCALING FACTOR , SURVEYS


Subject Categories : Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE