This paper summarizes best practices with regard to paper-based survey questionnaire design. Initial design considerations, the cover and cover page, directions, ordering of questions, navigational path (branching), and page design are discussed. Accessed 188,303 times on https://pareonline.net from August 26, 2005 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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"Formatting a Paper-based Survey Questionnaire: Best Practices,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 10
, Article 12.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol10/iss1/12