University of Bath

Questionnaire design, development and validity of a new measure

This is a new workshop suitable for all doctoral students who are intending to or are currently using questionnaires in their research

30 May 201812.15pm
30 May 20182.05pm

About the workshop

The first half of the session will cover essential issues related to questionnaire design, such as:

  • types of questionnaires
  • types of questions/statements/items
  • reverse coded questions/statements/items
  • questions/statements/items and their related factors/constructs

The second half will cover essential issues related to measure reliability and validity, such as:

  • reliability/internal consistency, including Cronbach’s alpha, Split-half, and Test-retest methods
  • exploratory Factor Analysis
  • confirmatory Factor Analysis
  • validity, including Convergent, Divergent, and Predictive validity

This session is suitable for doctoral students who:

  • have never designed/developed (and validated) a questionnaire/measure
  • have worked/used questionnaire(s)/measure(s) before but would like to learn more about essential issues surrounding the design/development (and validity) of a questionnaire/measure
  • would like to validate a new questionnaire/measure they have already designed/developed

Book a place

Please note - if you book a place you are required to attend the whole of the session. If you are unable to commit to this, please cancel your place in plenty of time and let another student attend. Please arrive promptly to the session and remember to sign the attendance sheet.