A researcher's survey on school financing asked parents to agree or disagree with this statement: "Parents should support the schools and taxes should be increased." What is the problem with this item?
Harold is developing a questionnaire about intelligence. He is going to list statements and ask participants to agree or disagree with each statement. Which set of response categories is acceptable according to your textbook?
Assume that only the following two answers are allowed on a question concerning solutions to low graduation rates: a) fire teachers and b) make classes more rigorous. What kind of question would this be?
Walt is constructing a new questionnaire for his research study. He has reviewed the literature, began planning the questionnaire, and written the items for the questionnaire. His next task should be to: