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eSTEeM Community Event: Scholarship Methods Part 1 – Scholarship methods and survey design

Start: 
Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 - 14:00
End: 
Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 - 15:30
Location: 
Via Microsoft Teams
Contact: 
eSTEeM

Facilitator

Mark Jones

Overview

In this session, we will give an introductory overview of scholarship research methods before focusing on how to successfully construct surveys as a method for carrying out research into STEM teaching and learning. We will provide guidance on designing appropriate questions, the practicalities of employing them in an OU context and an introduction to analysing the data collected.

Learning objectives

After attending the session, participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Scholarship research methods
  • How to design surveys
  • The benefits and disadvantages of surveys

UKPSF/Applaud

UKPSF/Applaud principles A5, K5, K6, V3

About the facilitator

Mark Jones is a Senior Lecturer, Staff Tutor and Deputy Director of eSTEeM. He has a long-standing interest in the use of new technologies in teaching and the wide-ranging effects that technological innovations can have on learners and learning communities.

Registration

Registration is open to OU staff, please visit the registration page by Friday 20th August.

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