SPPS Survey Construction Handbook



  • This handbook is an introduction to survey design and has been compiled from a variety of sources. This is not intended to replace a course on survey development but to remind the survey developer of the various steps and complexities of survey development.


    Checklist of Typical Survey Steps
    Checkmark Identify Survey Objectives
    Checkmark Decide who will be included and how and when the survey will be administered
    Checkmark Write survey items
    Checkmark Prepare survey instrument
    Checkmark Pilot test the survey and make adjustments as indicated
    Checkmark Administer the Survey
    Checkmark Organize Data
    Checkmark Analyze Data
    Checkmark Report Results




  • For further information on conducting surveys, contact Marian Heinrichs(651)767-8116, Department of Research, Evaluation and Assessment.