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Research and Assessment Maps

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Karen Ast

on 28 February 2013

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Transcript of Research and Assessment Maps

Review the Literature Identify a research problem Specify a
research Collect Data What does the data mean? Karen Ast and Daniel Cardenas
(Team Gemini) AHE 513
Research Methods Reporting and
Research Creating
Remembering How Bloom's Hierarchy of Educational Objectives is reflected within our weekly learning outcomes So What?! Quantitative Qualitative Research Topic Research Problem Research Purpose Research Question(s) Locating Literature
Critical Analysis of
Do not summarize,
Organize based on topic,
not study!
(Patten, 2009) Grounded in
Best Practices Assessment Results are
local/specific Focused on
Effectiveness Experimental Quasi-Experimental Internal
Validity Instrumentation Correlation Causation Positivism Interpretive Critical Social
Science Postmodernism Leads to... Leads to... Leads to... Can lead to... Can lead to... Research Grounded in Theory Broad Reaching Contributes to
literature Determine... Or Karen Ast and Daniel Cardenas
(Team Gemini) AHE 513 - Research Methods Then...6 Steps Will data be... Grounded -> Generates Theory
Action -> Improvements
Case Study -> Particular Study (Situation)
Ethnography -> Culture
Narrative -> Story Telling
Phenomenology -> Specific Experience Selection Demoralization Determine
cause & effect Non- Experimental -> ie: Correlation
Study Trustworthy (Credible, Transferable,
Dependable, Confirmable) Valid (Accurate) & Reliable (Repeatable) Triangulation
Dependability Increase Sample size
Ensure unbiased tools
Dependability NCES
CIRP Point of
return Method:

Design Types:

"Good" If:


Ways to Improve:

Procedures: 1. Collect & modify already existing data,
+ already exists, saves time
- old, different measurements
2. Create or modify a survey
+ easy to modify an existing design
- people are over surveyed!, difficult to design locally Trustworthi
-ness Researcher's
lens Internal bias Unreliable participants O v e r a r c h i n g P h i l o s o p h i e s We are always asking ourselves... because our research should have purpose Caution!

May lead to

Design Types:

"Good" If:


to Improve:

Procedures: Review of the highlights from the previous week's class In class small
group work Observation
-Key: Make the familiar unfamiliar
-Systematic, not random
- Define parameters to further
increase trustworthiness
Interviews Documents Updating and creating new elements in mind map Saturation Eventually, the
quality of data

collected will
plateau and reach... Apply peer review of research proposals, and make edits before submission ...previous research
method, tools, and
other threats before
utilizing results! Caution!

first consider...
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