Item & Survey Design
Learn to write good questions, optimize survey design, and use Qualtrics survey software.
How do I earn a badge or meta-badge?
To earn a badge, you must attend 90%+ of the workshop session(s) and receive 85%+ on the assignment(s).
To earn the Item & Survey Design meta-badge, you must earn all of the badges below and receive 85%+ on a summary assignment.
Designing Survey Items
Examine the structure and characteristics of a question and review best practices for writing good survey questions (items) and response categories. Discuss real-world examples of problematic questions and collaboratively problem-solve to diagnose the issues and optimize questions and response categories. Practice writing questions and learn how to evaluate them to make sure that they are asking what you intend.
Explore best practices for formatting individual questions and entire surveys, with the goal of optimizing participant response rates. Collaboratively review real-world examples of problematic surveys and practice identifying problematic issues and devising solutions.
Learn about this online survey platform. Explore the many types of survey questions available, how to input questions, the different survey options, how to distribute a survey, and several ways to examine response data and export it to other programs. Practice creating and distributing a mock survey and generating reports to analyze the response data.