Assignment 2 Details:
Aim: The aim of this assessment is to design a data collection instrument that is valid and reliable, one that can be administered online and face-to-face that addresses research objectives defined in the research proposal.
- Draw on the academic literature to develop scales
- Develop an introduction and information sheet (see sample information sheet) for the questionnaire
- Pay attention to the structure, format, and length of the survey
- Draw on best-practice guidelines in relation to questionnaire design
- Pay attention to ethical standards
- Proof-read and grammar check the questionnaire
- Pre-test the survey
- Peer review the survey
- You will be allocated to a group by the lecturer and then asked to peer review make adjustments to the questionnaires
- Complete the peer evaluation form
- Each individual submits their final questionnaire to Safe Assign
- Use survey software (e.g. Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Lime Survey) to design the questionnaire and ensure a link to the survey is developed to enable distribution by email
- Make sure that the questionnaire design allows for the use of visualization tools; visuals should be used to graphically portray the key findings in assignment3.
Assessment Task 3: Description
The following is a guide to the structure of the report
- Includes project title, client/company name, name, supervisor, date, and subject
Table of contents
- This may include a list of tables, figures,
- The executive summary is a miniature version of The executive summary sums up each section so the reader can grasp the contents without needing to read the whole report.
- A brief description of the business/background leading to the issue or problem to be addressed. The section clearly and concisely sets the context of the research required.
Research problem and research objectives
- This section details what was done and why.
- Research design: State and provide support for the selected research design.
- Sampling plan: Detail the sampling method, sample size (required and actual), and how potential participants were recruited.
- Data collection: How the questionnaire was developed, tested, and piloted, what were the key variables, and how they were measured.
- Data analysis: Detail on what analysis was undertaken and how data was treated.
- Profile of
- Results addressing each research
- Use the research objectives to provide structure for this
- Use of tables, graphs, charts where appropriate to display