Questionnaires as a research method

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-A questionnaire is a self-report method used to obtain data by asking participants to provide information about themselves using written questions.

-An open question is one that can be answered in any way the participant chooses. It yields qualitative data consisting of words which describes the participants views and feelings on the topic.

-A closed question limits the responses that can be made. It yields quantitative data which can reduce to numbers and quantities.

-Strength of qualitative data- descriptive data allows for more depth of analysis leading to a more meaningful conclusion about the participants views which increases

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