Year Published: 2015

Time to Complete: 60 min

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructor: Susan Koch-Weser, ScD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: All Research Team Members

Prerequisite: None

Course Collection(s): Research Design and Data Analysis


Need a survey for your research project?

In this course, Susan Koch-Weser, ScD, Tufts University School of Medicine, presents an introduction to survey research and how to structure questions according to measurable objectives. Gain fundamental skills in writing effective survey questions and learn how to avoid common pitfalls in dissemination and data collection during the survey research process.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the purpose of survey research.
  • Describe key considerations in designing a survey instrument.
  • Identify types of questions and response options to gather relevant data.
  • Discuss pros and cons of data collection modes.

Available courses

Date Location Type Price
2024 Course: Open January 1 through December 31 Online Self-paced This Course is Free