1. How do I know I should use questionnaires in my research project? 2. What are the practicalities of using questionnaires? 3. What kinds of questions should I use? 4. How do I find people to fill in my questionnaires? 5. Why do I need to test my questionnaire? 6. How can I improve my response rate? 7. What do I do when I have all my completed questionnaires?
Dr Helen Kara has been an independent researcher since 1999 and writes and teaches on research methods. She is the author of Research and Evaluation for Busy Students and Practitioners: A Time-Saving Guide, Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences: A Practical Guide, and Research Ethics in the Real World: Euro-Western and Indigenous Perspectives. In 2015 Helen was the first fully independent researcher to be conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the UK's National Centre for Research Methods. The link for `visit author's website' is https://helenkara.com/.
From a review of both Write A Questionnaire and Do
"Beautifully written, and chock-full of key information, dealt with in a jargon-free but never condescending way. They initiate a mature understanding of both the practical issues and the human factors at play in both questionnaires and interviewing
I would therefore recommend these to undergraduate students and, given the welcoming layout and the clear use of language, I would also recommend them to non-native English speakers learning research skills in English." -- Amanda Haste * https://www.ncis.org *