Questionnaires

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    • Closed questions
      • Positivists
      • Strenghts
        • standardised data
        • easy to quantify
        • easy to compare / contrast
        • quick to complete
        • high in reliability
      • Weaknesses
        • restrict responses
        • imposition problem (researcher decides the responses)
        • lacks validity
    • Open questions
      • Interpretativist
      • Strengths
        • in depth, detailed info
        • answered are not too restriced
        • High in validity
      • Weaknesses
        • ambiguous questions
        • long drawn out answers (time)
        • difficult to quantify
        • lacks reliability

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