Advanced Online Research Methods

Online course

If you are enrolled in the course go straight to the Course materials section.

This ten week, 15 credit, M-level online training course will run between January and April 2009. The course is designed as a professional development opportunity for researchers who wish to develop their practice and to undertake high quality online research.

At the end of the module participants will be able to:

  • evaluate when online research methods are appropriate for social science research;
  • discuss the key ethical and methodological issues surrounding the use of online research methods;
  • critically evaluate the use of online research methods to address their own and their peers’ research questions;
  • design and pilot an online questionnaire or online interview to address their own research questions using appropriate software/hardware;
  • evaluate their online research design in the light of feedback from the pilot;
  • identify the key issues in successful implementation of online research methods from the perspective of researcher and respondent; and
  • reflect on their experience as an online researcher and identify further opportunities for development.

If you are enrolled in the course go straight to the Course materials section.

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Exploring Online Research Methods

This site is part of the ESRC funded Exploring Online Research Methods project.

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Exploring Online Research Methods

This site is part of the ESRC funded Exploring Online Research Methods project.

For further information and resources please visit the Exploring Online Research Methods website.

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