West Coast University Survey Essay

This takes you to a private space where only you and your instructor can see your submission and survey. This allows you both to comment back and forth until the survey is approved. You will submit your survey the same way you submit an assignment. Just follow the instructions once you click on Survey Approval. Approval is needed to collect your data to complete your Week 7 and Week 8 assignments.

For your survey:

  1. Provide an introduction and/or description for the survey at the beginning of the survey
  2. Include the following under survey comments page:
    1. Include the main research question
    2. What question is measuring the dependent variable
    3. What question is measuring the main independent variable
  3. Survey should have not more than 10 questions
  4. The survey must also include at least 2 open ended questions where participants provide their opinions. These questions need to be related to your topic and hypothesis
  5. Number and order each question. Recommend not more than 10 questions. Make sure to have the responses separated and code them. This will help you in creating your codebook and data entry in Excel. For example:
    1. Q1. Gender
      1. Male
      2. Female
  6. Student’s with approved surveys can proceed to the data collection phase and start the interview
  7. Survey questions to collect information from 30 participants utilizing paper, on-line survey platform (e.g., SurveyMonkey, Zoomerang) or by email
  8. The data for your short survey should be entered into an Excel database with codebook