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Construction of Qestionnaire

Construction of Qestionnaire

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Published by: deebathasan on Mar 30, 2009
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Construction of Schedule /Construction of Schedule /QuestionnaireQuestionnaire
Dr. N. AudinarayanaDr. N. Audinarayana
Professor & Head,Professor & Head,Dept. of Sociology & Population StudiesDept. of Sociology & Population StudiesDirector, School of Social ScienceDirector, School of Social ScienceBharathiar UniversityBharathiar UniversityCoimbatore – 641 046Coimbatore – 641 046E-Mail:E-Mail:audinarayana.bu@gmail.comaudinarayana.bu@gmail.com
Schedule and questionnaires are the most commoninstruments of data collection Both have set of questions logically related to a problemAim at eliciting responses from the respondents Content, Response Structure, the Wordings of Questions, Question Sequence, etc. are the same Then Why Different Terms? Sch. is a tool for interviewingQue. is used for mailingSch. is filled by the interviewer in a face-to-faceinterviewingQue. is filled in by the respondent himself 
 Schedule Vs Questionnaire
The process of construction of a schedule and a questionnaireis almost same; expect some minor difference in mechanics.
This process is not a matter of simply listing questions thatcomes to researcher’s mind.
It is a rational process involving much time, effort andthought. It consists of the following major steps:-Data need Determination- Preparation of ‘Dummy’ tables-Determination of the Respondents’ Level- Data gathering method decision-Instrument Drafting,- Evaluation of the Draft Instrument-Pre-testing- Specifications of Procedures / Instructions- Designing the Format
The process of Construction

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