Design, evaluation, and analysis of questionnaires for survey research / Willem E. Saris, Irmtraud Gallhofer.
By: Saris, Willem E.Material type: BookSeries: Wiley series in survey methodology: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Edition: Second edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118634486; 1118634489; 9781118634554; 1118634551; 9781118634677; 1118634675; 9781118634646; 1118634640; 0470165189; 9780470165188; 0470165197; 9780470165195; 9781306403641; 1306403642.Subject(s): Social surveys | Social surveys -- Methodology | Questionnaires | Interviewing | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Essays | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Reference | Interviewing | Questionnaires | Social surveys | Social surveys -- MethodologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Design, evaluation, and analysis of questionnaires for survey research.DDC classification: 300.72/3 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface -- Introduction -- The three-step procedure to design requests for an answer -- Concepts-by-postulation and concepts-by-intuition -- From social science concepts-by-intuition to assertions -- The formulation of requests for an answer -- Choices involved in questionnaire design -- Specific survey research features of requests for an answer -- Response alternatives -- The structure of open-ended and closed survey items -- Survey items in batteries -- Mode of data collection and other choices -- The effects of survey characteristics on data quality -- Criteria for the quality of survey measures -- Estimation of reliability, validity and method effects -- Split ballot mtmm designs -- Mtmm experiments and the quality of survey questions -- Applications in social science research -- The sqp 2.0 program for prediction of quality and the -- Improvement of measurement -- The quality of measures for concepts-by-postulation -- Correction for measurement errors -- Coping with measurement error in cross-cultural research -- References -- Index.
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