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Title Big scale observations gathered with the help of client side paradata
Year 2005
Access date 16.04.2013
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Introduction: Bringing it all together

The objective of this paper is to suggest that client side paradata from web surveys can serve as a bridge between qualitative methods used during the development of a questionnaire and quantitative quality indicators collected in pilot studies or the actual survey. Our arguments will be based on a discussion of the weak and strong aspects of qualitative and quantitative test methods. We will also include an example from a project where we used cognitive interviewing in the development of the questionnaire, and collected paradata while conducting the actual survey. Finally, we will suggest how other types of paradata can be tailored in order to coincide with small scale observations made during the development of a questionnaire.

Year of publication2005
Bibliographic typeBook section