5 Things Not To Do In Developing Surveys for Assessment in Student Affairs

A Special Report from NASPA's Research & Policy Institute

This brief offers five suggestions for avoiding common mistakes in survey design and use, and for facilitating the development of high-quality surveys that can be used to gather data for evidence-based decisions. Senior administrators and their staffs can use the brief as an introductory guide and a checklist of the fundamentals of survey development, implementation, and data interpretation.