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The Attitude Survey
Describes an attitude survey, which analyzes an individual's beliefs, values or attitudes regarding an issue, problem or concept.
# 147307 | 1,450 words | 7 sources | APA | 2011 | US
Published on Mar 16, 2011 in Research Designs (General)

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This paper explains what an attitude survey is and notes that a well-designed attitude survey commences with defining the purpose and objectives of the survey of the study. The paper also presents instructions for administering, scoring and interpreting the survey. The paper underscores the need to have a qualified individual interpret the data collected in an attitude survey so that a correlation is not shown automatically as a causation.

Table of Contents:
Purpose of Survey
Preliminary Design Issues
Instructions for Administering, Scoring, and Interpreting Survey

From the Paper:

"Attitude surveys may be used administered in a number of different ways. One can use printed forms, e-mail, or electronic formats. Many survey questionnaires are self administered. Some attitude surveys can be completed anonymously and in the individual's spare time, whereas some environments, like schools, prefer a controlled environment. Either of these methods can be employed whether the survey is done online or paper based. Depending on the objective of the attitude survey, options exist with regard to data collection."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Attitude survey. (2011) A Dictionary of Public Health. Ed. John M. Last, Oxford University Press, 2007. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Apollo Group. 11 February 2011 <>
  • Brennan, K. N. (2008). Surveys in the Classroom. Western Carolina University. Retrieved from
  • CBS Interactive. (2011). employee attitude survey. Retrieved from
  • Florida Center for Instructional Technology at USF. (2011). Attitude Surveys. Retrieved from
  • Georgia Institute of Technology. (2011). Questionnaire Design. Retrieved from Haynes, K. (2010). HOW TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT AN EFFECTIVE EMPLOYEE ATTITUDE SURVEY. The Context Group. Retrieved from

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MLA Format

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