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Research Methods

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Mapping Census Microdata using R

This guide aims to show the strength of using Census Microdata for a variety of research purposes, via a worked example taken from real-life research. This guide assumes some familiarity with microdata, mapping and statistical software. 

Introduction to Speech Analysis

This course offers a general picture of managing speech corpora and of the methods that are available for the acoustic-phonetic study of speech. During the course, students use a speech analysis program called Praat and learn to apply the main features of the program in their own work with speech recordings. In addition, students will learn the basics of another program called ELAN that can be used for transcribing and annotating audio as well as video material.

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Teaching resource: Using psychosocial approaches

The resource includes a range of activities that can be used in the classroom or as self-paced learning activities. 

The aim of the resource is to familiarise both instructors and students with psychosocial methods and show how other researchers have used these approaches empirically and theoretically in their research projects.

Teaching resource: The Last Refuge

This resource consists of a series of activities which can be used in the classroom or in self-paced learning. This teaching resource incorporates a selection of qualitative material collected during the course of the Peter Townsend’s 1950s Last Refuge study, which was a major investigation of long-stay institutional care for old people in Britain.

The aims of this resource are to think critically about the original project's methodology and think through what kinds of opportunities and challenges these methods might present for reuse of that data.

Managing Evidence: A CAEL Module

In this era of evidence-driven reform, school leaders must learn to harness an array of data to drive improvement. In this module, you will explore key concepts in performance measurement, research design, and data analysis (qualitative and quantitative) to understand what can be gleaned from different sources. With your cohort, you will discuss the data you have available and learn how to draw on multiple forms of evidence to make more informed policy and programmatic decisions.

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UK Data Service: Teaching with Data

This is a collection of resources dedicated to teachers, trainers and their students but could also be useful to researchers and the general public. It includes guides, e-books, slides and webinars covering a wide range of topics: quantitative methods, statistical software, teaching data analysis, data visualisation, qualitative methods and psychosocial approaches.