Discussion post 7 :Data Collection
An investigator is writing a questionnaire asking police officers about their career satisfaction. Respond to ONE of the following items relative to this questionnaire: Compare and contrast the value of open-ended and closed-ended questions on this survey. Would you recommend that she include ranking questions? If so, suggest at least two questions and describe the appropriate ranking scale.
Should sh questions and describe their placement on the survey. The investigator pretests the questionnaire on students in an undergraduate criminal justice class. Comment on the adequacy of her pretesting strategy. Suggest an alternative audience for the pretest.