Create a survey | sociology | Lehman College, City University of New York

Design a survey of approx. 10 questions (you may make more or less)

Consider:

1) Who will you survey? How many people? Why?

                a) Will your surveys be anonymous (yes)

How will you administer your survey?

      a) By hand, by phone, by mail, email, website, etc

2) What type of questions and responses do you want? closed, Likert  scale? Choices ABC? T/F? etc.

3) Test your survey questions

          a) Get feedback (word choice, order, leading, are you getting the information you were looking for?

     b) Redesign survey  (your improvements should be obvious)

4) Test your survey questions again

     a) Get feedback (word choice, order, leading, are you getting the information you were looking for?

     b) Redesign survey (your improvements should be obvious)

 5) DISTRIBUTE YOUR SURVEY

         a)  You want at least 25 responses

6) Gather your results

7) analyze your results

1200-1600 words 

Discuss

1) How you chose your topic

2) What information you wanted to gain

3) How you wrote your questions and what information you wanted to get from them.

4) How did you choose the order and layout of your survey?

5) How did you decide who to sample?

6)  How did you tabulate the data?

7) What did you find?

8) What does that mean?

9) Any surprises?

10) Final thoughts

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