Year 3 Advanced Practitioner
SS3013 Research Skills
What is Research?
Lesson 1: Aims, objectives, assessment
Lesson 2: Characteristics of good research, stages of research
Lesson 3: Quantitative research
Lesson 4: Qualitative research
Lesson 5: Types of research
Lesson 1: Stages of the research process, dependent and independent variables, defining key elements
Lesson 2: Sampling methods - random, systematic, stratified sampling
Lesson 3: Stages of the research process
The Research Process
Lesson 1: What is a literature review? Why write a literature review? What skills are needed?
Lesson 2: Discerning between 'good' and 'bad', reading academic texts, what is an abstract?
Lesson 3: Writing your literature review
Lesson 4: Planning the content, sub-divisions
Lesson 5: Writing style, referencing
Citing and Referencing
Lesson 1: Citing and referencing
Lesson 1: Surveys, steps in designing a questionnaire, defining the research aims, identify the subjects
Lesson 2: Questionnaire design, determining the question to be asked, question type and wording
Lesson 3: Question wording, overall considerations
Lesson 4: Pilot or validate the questionnaire, Four-Phase validation method, selecting a panel of reviewers