15FQ™ ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
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If this is the
first or only questionnaire being administered give an introduction
as per or similar to the example script provided.
by using the instructions EXACTLY
now on, please do not talk among yourselves, but ask me if
anything is not clear. We shall be doing the Fifteen Factor
Questionnaire which has no time limit, however most people
take about 30 minutes.During the test I shall be checking to make sure you are
not making any accidental mistakes when filling in the answer
not be checking your responses."
WARNING: It is most important that answer sheets do not go astray.They
should be counted out at the beginning of the test and counted in again
at the end.
the answer sheets
everyone got two sharp pencils, an eraser, some rough paper
and an answer sheet.
Rectify any omissions, then say:
your surname, first name and title clearly on the line provided,
followed by your age and sex. Please insert today's date which is [ ] on the
Walk round the room to check that the instructions
are being followed.
is vitally important that test booklets do not go astray.They should
be counted out at the beginning of the session and counted in again
at the end.
the booklets with the instruction:
do not open the booklet until instructed."
Remembering to read slowly and clearly,
go to the front of the group and say:
open the booklet and follow the instructions for this test as
I read them aloud."(Pause to allow booklets to be opened).
is a questionnaire concerning your interests, preferences and
feelings about a range of things.
are asked to choose between three possible answers, a, b, or
c.When you have
selected your answer, record this by blackening the corresponding
box on your answer sheet.
I like to watch the news on T.V.
your answer choice is "true", you would fully blacken
box "a" against question 1 on your answer sheet."
Check for understanding of the instructions
so far, then say:
1. Do not spend too much time considering your answer
to each question.The information given in a question may not
be as full as you would wish, but answer as best you can.
2. Please try to avoid the middle (in
between) answer wherever possible.
3. Be as honest and truthful as you can.Don't give an
answer just because it seems to be the right thing to say.
4. Make sure you answer every question, even those
which do not seem to apply to you.
5. If you wish to
change an answer, please erase it and insert your new answer."
Then say very clearly:
everyone clear about how to do this test?"
Deal with any questions, appropriately, and then say:
"Please turn over the page and begin"
Answer only questions relating to procedure at this
stage, but enter in the Administrator's Test Record any other problems
which occur.Walk around
the room at appropriate intervals to check for potential problems.
When everyone has completed the questionnaire:
ANSWER SHEETS AND TEST BOOKLETS, ENSURING THAT ALL MATERIALS ARE RETURNED
(COUNT BOOKLETS AND ANSWER SHEETS)
you for completing the Fifteen Factor Questionnaire."