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Table II-1 Areas of Testing Within Computer-Assisted Survey Instruments
• Valid values
• Hard edits
• Soft edits
• Screen appearance
• Proper question and edit text
– Static text
– Dynamic text fills done properly
• Pronouns, possessives, adjectives, etc.
• In multiple languages
• Sample Selection
• Multimedia display and play
• Data are correct
– Non-linear navigation
– Ad hoc navigation
• Pop-up help screens
• Interviewer understanding and usuability
NOTES: Items from the first slide are more mechanical in nature and more readily suited to automated testing, while items from the second slide are context- and interface-specific features that may require human interaction for testing.