PVG0042 Questionnaire Design and Management, 3.0 Credits
Pass / Failed
The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.
Admitted to a postgraduate program in animal science, biology, veterinary medicine, food science, nutrition, nursing, or related subjects, or to a residency program in veterinary science
After completing the course the student shall be able to
- describe the principles of questionnaire design
- explain the psychology of respondent communication
- construct questionnaire studies and manage incoming data with high internal and external validity
- explain how missing observations arise in questionnaire studies and their impact on validity
- use multiple imputation methods to handle missing observations
The course will consist of a series of lectures, exercises and journal discussions. Two key issues related to questionnaire design and management as well as methods for evaluating and dealing with missing data. Multiple imputation to handle missing observations will be tackled.
Formats and requirements for examination
Evaluation will be based on: (i) satisfactory completion of a pre‐campus assignment; (ii) active participation during the course; (iii) completion of participant’s own presentation on the last day of the course.
The course is composed of teaching/group work (40 h) and self‐study
(approximate 30 h).
Department of Clinical Sciences