PREST in Open and Distance Learning: Planning Research and Evaluation (A2 Module)
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Module objectives When you have worked through this module, you should be able to: 1 Prepare a detailed research proposal and know how to adapt this to apply for funding, if appropriate. 2 Use the proposal as a basis for planning your research activities in detail. 3 Justify your chosen research approach and plan, taking into account issues around bias, validity and ethics.
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Alan, Woodley (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)In this module you will be introduced to an overview of educational research and evaluation in open and distance learning (ODL). We shall start by looking at the idea of ‘practitioner research’, since that is the type of ...
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Higgison, Carol (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)In order to assist tutors in the tutoring of PREST Online, we created a short Moodle tutorial "Guidelines for Tutoring PREST Online course". This is a tutorial for tutors, not a PREST course. Feel free to add to this ...
Woodley, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)Module overview - You have seen in the earlier modules that there are two broad approaches to collecting research data: qualitative methods and quantitative methods.This module looks at the latter type.Through studying the ...
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