This module introduces the general process of participants and sample selection, instrumentation, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation, and results reporting in quantitative research. We will review the specific procedures for designing quantitative research (including both survey and experimental methods) by using the given checklists.
Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:
Define survey research and experiment research
2. Design survey research and experiment research plans by using the checklist
3. Explain the research process and requirements in quantitative research
4. Identify the threats to internal validity and external validity.
To achieve these objectives: read [Chapter 8 of the textbook]; review/watch[Module 5 Resources]; and complete the [Discussion Forum].
Joo, Y. J., Park, S., & Lim, E. (2018). Factors influencing pre-service teachers’ intention to use technology: TPACK, teacher self-efficacy, and technology acceptance model. Educational Technology & Society, 21(3), 48–59. https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/26458506.pdf
Park, S., Kang, H., & Kim, E. (2018). The role of supervisor support on employees’ training and job performance: An empirical study. European Journal of Training and Development, 42(1/2), 57-74. https://doi.org/10.1108/EJTD-06-2017-0054
Select one quantitative research in [Readings] and provide your comments on population and sample, instruments, variables, and descriptive analysis. You can select other articles if you do not want to use [Readings].
What do you consider as the key points when designing and conducting experimental research?