Month: March 2015

Factors to be considered during research

FACTORS TO BE DETERMINED IN ADVANCE OF ACTUAL INTERVIEW

An interview is a conversation between two or more people where questions are asked by the interviewer to elicit facts or statements from the interviewee The following factors need to be determined in advance of the actual interview Purpose and information needed should be clear. Which type of interview best suited for the purpose should …

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4 types of interview in research

4 types of interviews in research data collection

The interview is a verbal interaction between an interviewer and an interviewee (respondent) designed to list information, news, opinion, and feeling they have on their own. Interviews vary in purpose, nature, and scope. They may be conducted for guidance, therapeutic or research purposes. They may be confined to one individual or extended to several people. …

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Characteristics of good questionnaire

11 CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD QUESTIONNAIRE

A questionnaire is a research instrument comprising a series of questions and other prompts to gather information from respondents. The questionnaire is used as a tool to collect data for research and opinion collection. Questionnaires can open-ended or closed depending on the need for research or study. The following are characteristics of a good questionnaire: …

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Types and purpose of questionnaire as data collection tool

Types and purpose of questionaire as data collection tool in research

A questionnaire is a form prepared and distributed to secure responses to certain questions. It is a device for securing answers to questions by using a form that the respondent fills by himself. It is a systematic compilation of questions that are submitted to a sampling of the population from which information is desired. The …

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