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eSTEeM Community Event: Scholarship methods: part 1 – writing surveys

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 10:30
Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 12:00
Meeting Rooms 1-2, Chambers or via Skype for Business


Diane Butler


In this session, we will focus 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; benefits and disadvantages and an introduction to analysing the data collected.

Learning objectives

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

  • How to design surveys
  • The benefits and disadvantages of surveys
  • How to analyse the data collected


UKPSF/Applaud principles A5, K5, K6, V3

About the facilitator

Diane Butler is Associate Dean (Academic Excellence) and Director of eSTEeM.  She has an extensive background in scholarship of teaching and learning.


This session is open to all STEM Facutly staff. To register please visit the registration page, registration closes on Friday 15 November.