[Biostats bootcamp]

Design and analysis of surveys (20-Jul-2017)

Thu, 20/07/2017 -
09:00 to 12:30

Description

Surveys and questionnaires need to be carefully constructed to maximise the number of respondents, correctly target the information required, ensure valid responses are provided, and successfully analyse the results

 

This is a free half-day seminar

 

Recommended Participants

Health and Social Science professionals wishing to collect and analyse subjective information from a study group.

Syllabus

  • Ethics and confidentiality of surveys
  • Sample size estimation
  • Survey instrument and response biases
  • Maximising response rates and quality information
  • The Likert scale, reliability and validity
  • Common pitfalls of surveys
  • Comparison of responses between groups

Learning Objectives: 

  • Effectively frame a survey question
  • Generate your own surveys using SurveyMonkey
  • Generate a summary report based on the responses
Venue
Room 3.141, Queensland Bioscience Precinct, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
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