design · methodology

DBR

Design-Based Research (DBR) Start= with question Survey 3 to tease out nuances Analyze answers and propose hypothesis Test hypothesis with 1000 Journal: Impact number and rejection rate Quantitative:   Lit review at start Qualitative:     Lit review at end Especially appropriate when there's no theory to base experimental design on

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methodology

Valid and reliable

Ary, D. , Jacobs, L.J., and Sorensen, C. (2010). Introduction to Research in Education (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. pp. 224-264. Validity Doing research right - the degree to which evidence and theory support data interpretation Reliability Doing right research - the degree to which the results can be consistently repeated Valid experiments are always… Continue reading Valid and reliable

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Hypothetically speaking

Ary, D. , Jacobs, L.J., and Sorensen, C. (2010). Introduction to Research in Education (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. pp. 81-99. Research question leads to a statement (prediction) about how variables are related. The statement (not the question) is either supported or not by the research activity. Hypothesis Extends knowledge (consistent with existing knowledge) Directly… Continue reading Hypothetically speaking

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Reviewing the literature

Ary, D. , Jacobs, L.J., and Sorensen, C. (2010). Introduction to Research in Education (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. pp. 61-80. Quantitative Defines frontiers Places own research in perspective Limits research for clarity Demonstrates promising methodologies Avoids duplication Allows own research to fit into existing research Qualitative Collect data first Analyze and generate theory Review… Continue reading Reviewing the literature

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The problem is a question

Ary, D. , Jacobs, L.J., and Sorensen, C. (2010). Introduction to Research in Education (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. pp. 43-60. Source of problems: Experience Theories Repeatable Pro and con tests are possible Significant phenomenon Simple Internally consistent Evaluating the problem Significance Leads to new problems Researchable Suitable for research Ethical Informed consent Protection form… Continue reading The problem is a question