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PVG0042

Questionnaire Design and Management

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.

Kursplan

PVG0042 Questionnaire Design and Management, 3,0 Hp

Ämnen

Biologi

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Förkunskapskrav

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

Mål

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

Innehåll

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.

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

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.

Ytterligare information

The course is composed of teaching/group work (40 h) and self‐study

(approximate 30 h).

Ansvarig institution/motsvarande

Institutionen för Kliniska vetenskaper