Pilot testing

      To check clarity of items/layout/sections/presentation/ instructions.
      To gain feedback on appearance.
      To eliminate ambiguities/uncertainty/poor wording.
      To check readability.
      To gain feedback on question type (suitability/feasibility/ format (e.g. open/closed/multiple choice).
      To gain feedback on appropriateness of question stems.
      To generate categories for responses in multiple choices.
      To generate items for further exploration/discussion.
      To gain feedback on response categories.
      To gain feedback on length/timing (when to conduct the data collection as well as how long each takes to complete (e.g. each interview/questionnaire))/coverage/ease of completion.