Course Code: 12940
School-based Quantitative Research: Experimental Design (CL)
by Dr Li Li
Sub-CategorySchool-based Research
Duration (Hrs)7 hours
11/11/2020 & 17/11/2020
(2.00pm-5.00pm) (Online lesson)
VenueSCCL ( Location Map)

Course Objective

Course supported by CPDD.

The Certificate/Diploma in Quantitative Language Research Programme aims to equip Chinese Language teachers with the necessary understanding and skills so as to enable them to conduct quantitative studies with the ultimate goal of enhancing their students’ learning of Chinese Language. As part of the programme, the present module introduces the participants to the basic knowledge and hands-on experiences in school-base quantitative experimental design.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1.Know the common tyes of school-base research designs.
2.Know the steps and expected data collection in the intervention study.
3.Select the proper experimental design according to the research purposes.

Course Outline

The course will cover the following topics:
1.Common types of school-based research study:
a.Research purposes
b.Research question and research design
2.Designing Intervention Research Study:
a.Experimental research and Quasi-experimental research
b.Comparison group pre-test/post-test design
c.Comparison group post-test design
d.Single group and its threats to validity
3.Hands-on practice and discussion in quasi-experimental design
a.School-based research examples
b.Hands-on practice in quasi-experimental design
4.Summary and extended topics:
a.Steps in conducting intervention study(review)

Course Prerequisite