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A Research and Statistics training course designed by students for students: design, delivery and course evaluation

TSAROUCHA, Anna and STEWART, Antony and CLARK-CARTER, David (2015) A Research and Statistics training course designed by students for students: design, delivery and course evaluation. Staffordshire University, e-prints. (Unpublished)

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The following is a report relating to the development of a research and statistic training course for staff members and post-graduate students at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University. As part of the research and advanced scholarship university agenda, the demand for increase in research and advanced scholarly outputs a need was identified by numerous staff and post-graduate students for additional research and statistics methods training. As a result, university funding was obtained to investigate the need for such training and appropriate content, design the relevant course that would result from the survey, conduct a pilot training and evaluate it with the aim to make the necessary improvements and deliver it on a larger scale. of the a survey was developed to explore the need for such a training and its appropriate content. The attached report discusses the findings of this survey and highlights areas that staff and post-graduate students have identified as requiring further training at all levels, introductory, intermediate and advanced. Following this the first part of larger research methods training programme was delivered, this first stage was then delivered and the evaluation of this is also discussed here.
This survey is part of a larger project and is funded by the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching-Led Small Research Grants 2013-2014.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: a paper version of this report is submitted for publication the the peer reviewed journal 'Innovative Practice in Higher Education'
Uncontrolled Keywords: statistics course, design, survey, evaluation
Subjects: X200 Research and Study Skills in Education
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences > Social Work, Allied and Public Health
Depositing User: Anna TSAROUCHA
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2015 13:28
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2015 13:28
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/2153

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