Survey Design and Tools

This class will cover the most common questions regarding survey design and administration - and provide the answers!

Topics we will cover include: 

  • Writing great survey questions
  • Choosing previously validated questions
  • Selecting survey software and administration methods
  • Maximizing response rates
  • Budgeting for your survey
  • Designing your survey to facilitate data analysis
  • Piloting your survey.

We will also touch on key regulatory issues and give some tips for developing a communications plan to accompany your survey. Although this is not a study design class, we will also provide some options for alternatives to surveys and briefly discuss the use of surveys in mixed-methods research

Learning Objectives
  • Choose the survey method that best fits your project
  • Design your survey to get high-quality data
  • Administer your survey to get the most responses
Scientific concepts and research design
Data management and informatics
Time Required
1 hour
On demand
Delivery Method
Date Created

Submitted by Bridget Adams on Mon, 06/14/2021 - 14:54 . Last modified on 06/16/2021