A key issue in quantitative methods is ‘How many participants is enough…” Debates on validity and reliability often hang on concepts such as ‘effect size’ and ‘power’. Linked to this is the issue of participant numbers. This can be perplexing and confusing, but there are handy online calculators which can
Activities & tools
All the content relating to the chapter above is below
This is an online App which is very powerful. It allows you to ‘clip’ websites, add photographs and then organise your research notes around topics. You can create to-do lists and timelines. All hyperlinks in web clips are maintained and text in photographs is even recognised – you can take
The University of British Columbia have put together this UBC wikki which is a step-by-step guide with a video clip, to getting started with your research. It is a great resource for planning your research. Getting Started Brainstorming Focussing on a Topic Information Sources More Help Go to resource
The Educational Development Unit
Design. Inspire. Build.
Since 2011 we have worked with staff across the University, and beyond, to provide inspiration and support to make the students experience of studying with the University of the Highlands and Islands the best it can be.
The EDU supports the epublication process by providing support for authors and technical services such as editing, design, production and distribution.
The EDU Team have a wide range of skills and experiences: digital resource development, animation, video production, instructional design, troubleshooting, leadership all underpinned with sound pedagogical knowledge and a passion to make the student experience the best it can be.
Our core work is to help staff design and build courses. That includes planning how learning technology will be used to allow students to collaborate and communicate, designing assessments that build learning and sourcing or developing engaging learning resources, assessments. Our aim is to ensure staff feel like they are supported and have the skills they need to continue the work we have started.