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MARIH18 Research Methods II 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X
2014–2015 X X

General description

Quantitative and qualitative research data collection and analysis.

The course is offered at the Beijing Normal University.

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to
- design and develop measurement instrument and interview guidelines
- choose appropriate research design according to research questions
- understand both qualitative and quantitative data collection procedures
- process and analyse qualitative and quantitative data
- write a research report
- use suitable computer software to assist data analysis


- Quantitative measurement instrument development
- Sampling and data collection in quantitative research
- Internal and external validity in quantitative research design
- Quantitative data analysis methods
- Qualitative research methods
- Case study and interviews
- Qualitative data analysis
- SPSS and Nvivo

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 30 h 0 h
Personal instruction 80 h 0 h
Exercises 15 h 0 h

Workshop and Individual research design presentations

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Workshop and Essay  Participation in course work 
In English

Student workload:
Readings 40 Hours
Lectures 30 Hours
Workshop 15 Hours
Assignment 40 Hours
Total 125 Hours

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Assessment methods: Individual research design presentations

Study materials

Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (Sixth Edition) W. Lawrence Neuman, 2005, Pubisher: Allyn & Bacon.

Introduction to Research in Education by Donald Ary, Lucy Cheser Jacobs, Asghar Razavieh and Christine K. Sorensen (Hardcover - Feb 12, 2009),WADSWORTH, Cengage Learning.

Yin, R. K. (1994). Case study research: Design and methods (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Selection of other readings assigned by the teachers or any latter versions.

Belongs to following study modules

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