Resources

Materials and Powerpoint slides

The link for QM teaching/learning resources available on the ESRC website.
http://www.esrc.ac.uk/funding-and-guidance/tools-and-resources/undergraduate-QM/index.aspx

Below are some of the presenters' slides and research papers that may help you understand the purpose for the research design basis for undergraduate teaching. Unless specified, all the files are in PDF format and will open in a new browser window. 

pdficonsmallPresentation by Sarah Cotterill

pdficonsmallWho's afraid of research questions? The importance (and neglect?) of question-led methods teaching. Patrick White, Department of Sociology, University of Leicester

pdficonsmallMarbles! Illustrating the confusion over significance testing 

pdficonsmallResearch Design: Creating Robust Approaches for the Social Sciences -  This documents has excerpts from a chapter on Sampling taken from Research Design:  Creating Robust Approaches for the Social Sciences by Stephen Gorard.