Ppt on data collection methods and instruments

HOW TO WRITE A SUCCESSFUL DOCTORAL RESEARCH PROPOSAL: THE MAKERERE FORMAT By David Onen (Ph.D.) EASHESD, College of Education and External Studies Makerere.

instruments he/she will employ for collecting his/her data.  The data collection instruments chosen should match with the data collection methods selected.  The researcher must justify the choices made. 9/22/2015Dr. D, Onen 51 Quality Control  This section of the proposal, requires the researcher to describe how he/she will ensure that the instruments that will be used in the study are valid and reliable.  By validity of study instrument/


Mixed Methods Research in Practice: Decision Making about Life Support in Intensive Care Units Douglas B. White, MD, MAS Assistant Professor of Medicine.

JW. Ann Fam Med. 2004; 2:7-12. NIH Guidelines for Rigor in Mixed Methods Research 3) How are the methods implemented? u Concurrent vs Sequential Concurrent: simultaneous QUAL and QUANT data collection Sequential: One method serves as foundation for subsequent method. –Qualitative data from semistructured interviews identify relevant domains for quantitative instrument. NIH. Qualitative Methods in Health. 1999 Creswell JW. Ann Fam Med. 2004; 2:7-12. NIH Guidelines/


Quality Assurance & Quality Control Sagar Dhara. Objectives of a QA/QC programme To obtain reliable data.

.  Standard operating procedures (SOPs) should be prepared for the sample collection, analysis and data management areas. This will ensure uniformity of the procedures adopted in various countries. The SOP should cover aspects related to: 1. Sample collection · Appointment of personnel · Changes in sampling sites · Sampling instruments · Sampling methods 2 Sample storage and transport · Storage · Transport 3. Measurement and chemical analysis · Appointment of personnel · Training plan · Deionized water/


PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY. Part 1: Introduction, Measurements, Instruments, etc. GEOL 1033 (Lesson 26) Ppt file 103-22.

Instruments Nansen bottle Collecting water samples at some depth Some Physical Oceanography Instruments Bathythermograph –BT = acronym –Usually lowered on a cable –Sensitive to Temperature and Water pressure, which is related to depth –Measures any changes in temperature as depth increases –XBT = acronym for “expendable” bathythermograph Dropped from –a moving boat or –even from an airplane Radio sends data/that can be calibrated. MEASURING CURRENTS Indirect methods of studying water currents: –Measure other/


Creating a Data Roadmap Nicolle Steffen Keith Curry Lance Rochelle Logan Zeth Lietzau.

5: Prepare to Collect Data Consider win-win opportunities Identify methods Locate / create instruments Establish timelines Inform / train key players Milestone 5: Prepare to Collect Data On Ground Strategies: Tips for incorporating data collection & reporting into the library’s workflow 5 Milestones Revisited Define success measures Identify needs for data Crosswalk data Talk about data Prepare to collect data As You Begin the Journey Data to collect Methods & schedule for collecting Informed involvement/


Data Collection Population Sampling. Comments on literature summary  Chapters 1, 2, 3,4 are not yours  Strong remark  Use of phrases from another article.

sampling  choose a sample size Procedures for Collecting Quantitative Data (3) Identify data options  specify variables  operationalize variables  select scales of measurement  choose types of data measures Procedures for Collecting Quantitative Data (4) Record and administer data collection  locate or develop an instrument  obtain reliable and valid data  develop administrative procedures for data collection Population and Sampling POPULATION and SAMPLING  A population is a group of individuals/


Validity in Reserch Dr Ayaz Afsar 1. Introduction There are many different types of validity and reliability. Threats to validity and reliability can.

the issues related to the research question (including their method and findings)? Are appropriate gatekeepers and informants chosen? Are the research design and research instruments ethical and appropriate according to the standards of the target culture? / to write down how s/he tackled the problem. 30 Here the researcher has three different data-collecting instruments – observation, interview and documentation respectively. If the results all agreed – concurred – that, according to given criteria for/


This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DACS-06D1420. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations.

Design overview Participants Project monitoring Implementation monitoring Documentation of project outcomes Instrumentation Data collection procedures and schedule 57 Suggested content for a Phase I CCLI evaluation plan Evaluation Design – Data collection procedures and schedule Select data collection methods that address evaluation questions and achieve high response rates within project constraints Describe timing of data collection activities 58 Suggested content for a Phase I CCLI evaluation plan/


RESEARCH METHODS II JAMES KWAKU AGYEN. COURSE OUTLINE The course is designed to teach students to formulate - testable research hypotheses - utilize appropriate.

. or that they were contributory factors to the problem (independent variables) identified. DNA & JKA RESEARCH METHODS II PROJECT PLANNING OBJECTIVES The basic format of all research Research planning versus research methodology The nature and role of data in research Planning for data collection Identifying appropriate measurement instruments- Validity and Reliability Compare quantitative and qualitative approaches Ethical issues I research Research Design Is a general strategy for solving a/


A repository of data collection instruments for research into second language learning Emma Marsden (York) Alison Mackey (Georgetown)

. questionnaires, grammaticality judgment tests, observation & interview schedules, word lists, sound & video files, language tests, pictures, experimental teaching methods… etc etc  Up- and downloadable  Searchable  e.g. instrument type; research area; participant characteristics (e.g. teachers, learners, trainees); L1; L2; language feature; proficiency Scope  The scope of data collection materials held is as wide as the field of L2 research, including… L2 perception & processing Motivation, identity/


Methodology of RIA for European integration purposes and practical examples Training seminar for BiH institutions (state and entity level) organized by.

Allocate responsibilities for RIA programme elements carefully Train the regulators Use a consistent but flexible analytical method. Develop and implement data collection strategies. Target RIA efforts Integrate RIA with the policy-making process, beginning as early /CE mark not mandatory) No alternatives except full introduction of Directive. Scope of Directive in BiH should cover all instruments - or only a subset of it? (Allowed by optionality clause of the Directive) No alternatives except full /


Data Collection Technique and Tools Prepared by/Dr.Amira Yahia.

, take photographs ) Analyze and interpret data collected Compile data collected TYPES OF TOOLS The various methods of data gathering involve the use of appropriate recording forms. These are called tools or instruments of data collection. They consist of : Observation schedule Interview guide Interview schedule Mailed questionnaire Rating scale Checklist Document schedule/data sheet Schedule for institutions Selection of an appropriate data collection method  Nature, scope and object of enquiry: This/


IBM Software Group © 2009 IBM Corporation IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere – Tuning and Best Practices.

 Captures all MOD Level 1 and 2 data  Captures Memory Leak Diagnosis and Method Trace using a technique called Byte Code Instrumentation (BCI)  Classes of interest must be instrumented before detailed method entry and exit data can be collected  Higher overhead than the other monitoring levels IBM Software Group | Tivoli software © 2009 IBM Corporation ITCAM for WebSphere 23 Choosing the MOD Level  Choosing the level of data collection is a trade- off/


Reliability and Validity Why is this so important and why is this so difficult?

SAT Consequential Validity Data collection must be meaningful and appropriate to be valid. – Fair – Cost effective and efficient – Not harmful In the end is the test worthwhile given the risks? Is an instrument really measuring what / Methods The Transition to Quantitative Creswell and Mixed Methods Design Where do they over lap? What do you need to know to used mixed methods? Study designs Exploratory—Using qualitative methods to design quantitative data collection Explanatory—Using qualitative methods to/


Data Collection Methods NURS 306, Nursing Research Lisa Broughton, MSN, RN, CCRN.

be analyzed statistically must be quantifiable 0 Data collection methods differ in their degree of obtrusiveness 0 Quantitative methods strive for objectivity; qualitative methods do not 0 Research questions typically determine which collection methods should be used Self-Reports 0 Qualitative self-reporting techniques 0 Use flexible methods 0 Limits a set of questions to be asked but start with general questions and allow participants to tell their stories/


Computational Social Science: Theories, Methods and Data 3/5 Ingmar Weber Qatar Computing Research Institute Please interrupt me at any.

daily tweets about Donald Trump –X (2 ) = outcome of roll of 6-sided die –…. Collect data for 1 month and compute all correlations between T M and X (i ) And you find: –r-correlation(T M, X (37) ) = 0.256 (p=0.01/on example Instrumental variable Difference in differences List of submitted proposals Next Lecture Matching methods Hands on example Permutation test Bootstrap sampling Research ethics Presentations of selected proposals 118 Any questions? Computational Social Science: Theories, Methods and Data 5//


Chapter 22 Evaluating a Research Report Gay, Mills, and Airasian

Gathering Information – Qualitative Method (continued) Data collection and analysis Describe the researcher’s role in the study Report the data collection strategies used Identify any instruments or protocols used by the researchers Identify any threats to the quality of the data (i.e., observer bias and observer effect) Describe the strategies used to enhance validity and reduce bias in data collection Describe the strategies used to classify and interpret data Objectives 1.5 & 1/


Writing About Methods in Doctoral Capstone Studies

for final draft. Verb tense Use the correct verb tense to describe your project and data collection methods. In the proposal, use the future tense to describe methods and processes which you have not yet conducted Example: “Using a phenomenological approach, / to the dimensions delineated in the test specifications, suggesting a strong content validity in this instrument. Writing about researcher backgrounds and biases The level of detail you provide about your background as a researcher depends on the/


Research Methods in Crime and Justice

a list of the cars for sale from Craig’s List that she thinks would be perfect for her. Survey/Interview Research Methods Surveys and interviews are any data collection method wherein individuals or groups are asked to respond to questions and/or statements. An instrument is the actual questionnaire or document that is used to gather information from the respondents. The respondent is the individual or/


Program Evaluation Webinar Series Part 2:

Data in what form? Pictures? Stories? Numerical data? Stakeholders that can facilitate access ? Trainers help collect data ? What data collection methods? and we might think about different data collection methods. Gather Credible Evidence Housing Scenario Healthcare Scenario Data in what form? Pictures? Stories? Numerical data? Stakeholders that can facilitate access ? Trainers help collect data/take to fill out the data collection instrument? Always kept the burden of data collection as low as possible. /


Reprocessing of instruments for office based practices including Day surgeries, dental practices and aged care facilities Lynne Noring.

use in cleaning medical devices shall be used. Safe use of cleaning agents Staff should be trained in application, handling and safe use of cleaning agents for instrument cleaning. Product data bulletins and material safety data sheets for all cleaning agents shall be obtained, read and implemented. Cleaning agents should be, Biodegradable Non-corrosive Non-toxic Non-abrasive Low foaming Free rinsing Preferably liquid mild alkali/


Eni Refining & Marketing Division 1 2 nd FEZA School Paris, 1-2 September, 2008 Structural Characterization of Zeolites and Related Materials by X-Ray.

Least-squares fit on the interplanar spacings of selected reflections The method is easy and can be used even when the crystal structure of the phase under/and on the availability of high quality experimental data  Standard laboratory instruments are sufficient for solving most of the structural problems  The achievement of reliable results strongly depends on the accurate setup of the diffractometer, on the appropriate preparation of the sample and on the use of the most suitable data collection/


Basic Surveying CE 263.

selecting method, equipment and final point locations. Fieldwork & Data Collection – making measurements and recording data in the field. Computing & Data Processing – preparing calculations based upon the recorded data to determine locations in a useable form. Mapping or Data Representation – plotting data to/ X # turns in section Precise Leveling Precise Leveling – Accuracy obtained by quality of instruments and care taken in the field High quality automatic levels are utilized Level rods are equipped with/


Fidelity Instruments and School Burden Patricia Mueller, Ed.D., Brent Garrett, Ph.D., & David Merves, C.A.S. Evergreen Evaluation & Consulting, LLC AEA.

Practical Concerns Differences between “research” methods and “evaluation” methods. Differences between “research” methods and “evaluation” methods. 3-4 PBIS instruments are being recommended with multiple administration times for at least one of those instruments. 3-4 PBIS instruments are being recommended with multiple administration times for at least one of those instruments. It is not uncommon for schools to have multiple initiatives, each with their data collection procedures. It is not uncommon/


The Impact of Metabolomics on Flavor Chemistry

is metabolomics bringing us? Sample preparation/isolation for analysis Data collection (instrumentation) Data handling Data analysis Many similar challenges we face Preparation/Isolation Volatiles – not much help. We recognize the limitations of any extraction/isolation method Help with instrumentation for volatiles Non-volatiles – helping us Searching for “best” method for us. Going through a host of methods evaluating each for sensitivity and breath Non-volatiles – common approach Solvent extraction of/


Data Collection Methods Mrunalini JS. 2 ‘It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.’ -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as Sherlock Holmes.

researcher is able to fund primary collection, then it is the method of choice. But if it does not, and the researcher is able to fund primary collection, then it is the method of choice. Combining Data Collection Methods Methods and instruments are often combined with one another. Methods and instruments are often combined with one another. Triangulation Using a number of data collection methods is often called triangulation. Using a number of data collection methods is often called triangulation.


1 Do We Have To Choose Between Accountability and Program Improvement? NECTAC’s Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference 2006 2006 Kristie Pretti-Frontczak.

and support Will require seeing assessment as a critical part of intervention/curriculum planning Will require seeing assessment as a critical part of intervention/curriculum planning 22 What it takes! Who? Who? All classroom staff All classroom staff Administrators/consultants Administrators/consultants What? What? Instrument Instrument Methods (e.g., observations, anecdotals, work samples) Methods (e.g., observations, anecdotals, work samples) Data entry/management Data/training) collect reliable data with/


The PROTECT project An Innovative Public-Private Partnership for New Methodologies in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology Latest update: April 2013.

with probabilistic record matching directly on national databases Work Package 4: Data collection from consumers 80 Objectives: To assess the feasibility, efficiency and usefulness of modern methods of data collection including using web-based data collection and computerised, interactive voice responsive systems (IVRS) by telephone Issues with current methods 81 Using health care professionals to capture data Expensive and data capture relatively infrequent Will miss drug exposure before comes to attention/


Seminar topic : Types of data collection tools

type of research study. Inaccurate data collection can impact the results of a study and ultimately lead to invalid results. Data collection methods for impact evaluation vary along a continuum. At the one end of this continuum are quantitative methods and at the other end of the continuum are Qualitative methods for data collection .   Depending on the nature of the information to be gathered, different instruments are used to conduct the assessment/


F. Lelli, Summer School on Grid Computing, Ischia, July 20, 2006 GridCC: Real-time Instrumentations Grids A real-time interactive GRID to integrate instruments,

Partition Definitions Configuration Definitions RS Data Bases Partition/Configuration retrieve methods Partition and Lock setting methods Configuration setting methods Discovery methods F. Lelli, Summer School on Grid Computing, Ischia, July 20, 2006 Information and Monitor System (IMS) PUBLISHERS (Instruments nodes) SUBSCRIBERS Errors Log info Monitor State The Information and Monitor Service (IMS) collects messages and monitor data coming from GRID resources and supporting services and stores them in a/


DDI Version 3 and Instrument Documentation Karl Dinkelmann Survey Research Center Institute for Social Research University of Michigan IASSIST Ann Arbor,

such as the methodology and process used to administer the instrument. –Derived/Constructed variables DDI V.3 Instance DDI V.3 Data Collection Instance Data Collection Module Concepts Methodology –Data collection –Time methods –Sampling procedures –Deviations from the sample design Collection Events –Collector –Data source –Frequency of data collection –Mode of collectionCollection situation –Actions to minimize data loss Instrument –Questions (structured) –Instrument (structured) Processing –Control/


Chapter 5 Selecting Measuring Instruments Gay and Airasian

, meaning, purpose and use of the scores) Record and Administer Data Collection: Develop Administrate Procedures for Data Collection Develop standard written procedures for administering an instrument Train researchers to collect observational data Obtain permission to collect and use public documents Respect individuals and sites during data gathering Illustration of Types of Evidence of Validity Figure 8.1 52 Reliability and Validity Figure 8.2 53 Methods of Checking Validity and Reliability Table 8/


Planning a Mixed Methods Study

Examples of using the type of design (in your field, if possible) Reference and inclusion of a visual diagram Quantitative data collection and analysis Qualitative data collection and analysis Mixed methods data analysis procedures Validity approaches in both quantitative and qualitative research Researcher’s Resources and Skills Potential Ethical Issues Timeline for Completing the Study References/Appendices with instruments/protocols Components That We Will Design (in order that we will address them/


2004 Public Health Training and Information Network (PHTIN) Series.

Standard definitions” from the home page. Interviewer Administered Data Collection Considerations Interviewer Administered Data Collection Advantages and disadvantages of face-to- face interviews Advantages and disadvantages of telephone interviews Computer Assisted Interviews –PHRST Region 5 PDA initiative Interviewing Methods 1.Interviewer Administered –Face-to-face –Telephone Face-to-Face Interview Advantages: Higher response rate Longer survey instrument Can have more complex skip patterns More accurate/


Introduction to Survey Research

pain in general. Pre-test (pilot) Be sure to pilot test the survey instrument before the actual administration, especially if it is a new instrument that you constructed or has not been used previously in your population of interest. Helpful Hint: Also good idea to test your sample design, data collection methods, data processing and analysis if possible. Pre-test (pilot) Use a similar population or identical/


E-volution – Road map for e-business implementation in Extended Enterprises Training material for e-volution methodology.

environment Preparation of coordinator/moderator Workshop In-advance information and invitation of participants Presentation material to prepare online session Moderation methods and instruments (e.g. Flipchart, Overhead, Beamer, Meta-Plan) Documentation and minutes Web-based online sessions Platform configuration and preparation In-advance information (purpose, objectives, benefits, participants, organisation) In-advance need for information collection from the participants side – scripts handed over at/


Bruce A. Luxon, Ph.D. Director, Biomedical Informatics Program Institute for Translational Science Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

to the project. Uploading the Data Dictionary Access the Data Collection Menu to enter initial practice data upon completion of development for prototype instruments. Testing Instruments and Applications Validate the workflow to ensure that you have identified all data collection points and methods. Entering practice data will often lead to edits or redesigns for your instruments. Create Reports using the Report Builder to view your data. Export your data into the expected format needed for/


1 Presented By Krishna Balasubramanian Lightweight Defect Localization for Java Valentin Dallmeier, Christian Lindig, and Andreas Zeller.

Name and Method name recorded in trace Detection of a sequence not in learned set leads to the Queue class Detection of a sequence not in learned set leads to the Queue class Trace of Outgoing Calls guides the programmer to the defect Trace of Outgoing Calls guides the programmer to the defect 23 Collecting Traces Before execution of program, bytecode is instrumented Before/


Sampling and Data Collection

Data collection The research process involves: Planning for the project Forming a hypotheses Selecting a research design Collecting the data Organizing the data and presenting the data Analyzing the data with statistical methods Interpreting the data and/ was responsible for the differences or lack of differences observed. Data Collection Methods Questionnaire Interview Observation Measurement / instrumentation Questionnaire Define information needed Draft questions Do pilot Redraft Administer questionnaire/


 Action: Establish control traverses using optical and GPS equipment to guide horizontal and vertical construction project layouts  Condition: In a.

correct for systematic errors.  Keyed information includes: point name, pcode, instrument height, coordinates, and whether or not the occupied point is a control point.  Select the type of data collection under the survey option of the Survey Controller main menu.  After the/ Method.  The surveyor will not need to collect data in any certain order, however there is a minimum standard that must be met in order to make the network.  The surveyor will need to set the instrument up on each station, and must/


Survey Research Chapter 17: How To Design And Evaluate Research In Education James Blackwood AED 615 – Fall Semester 2006.

determine if a relationship exists Scores or results of surveys are examined in this method by calculating correlation coefficients or by preparing contingency tables Steps In Survey Research 1. Define the problem 2. Identify the population 3. Choose the type of instrument to collect the data 4. Design, construct, pilot and refine the instrument 5. Select a representative sample 6. Administer the survey 7. Analyze, interpret/


ICOM Project Updates What’s new with projects supported by the Instrumentation Committee Date of presentation Your name and contact information.

—Test different instrument configurations in model. Other—Software may have other applications in USGS. Side view of model shows velocities nearest ADCP accelerate past, but red arrow velocities normal to ADCP beam are not “seen” as well as slower velocities, so low bias results near ADCP head 11. WiFi and bluetooth for data collection Need—Evaluate better, less costly methods of transmitting data from ADCP to/


The use of ontologies in Natural Language Engineering Pattern Recognition & Artificial Intelligence group Dept. of Computation and Information System.

substance_of, part_of synset addresses 1. The WordNet ontology a. data file: data.pos e.g. 00008864 n 03 plant 0 flora 0 / golf club, golf-club, club => golf equipment => sports equipment => equipment => instrumentality ... => entity 2. Conceptual Density for WSD 2. Verb sense disambiguation with SVM Experiments/and Pla, 02) term selection process to optimise the list of terms that identify the collection (optimisation focused to reduce the number of terms with poor information) Information Gain (IG) method/


INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS CHEM 4811

INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS - Use of automated instruments in place of volumetric methods - Carried out by specially designed instruments which are controlled by computers - Samples are characterized by the interaction of electromagnetic radiation and matter - All the analytical steps (from sample preparation through data processing) are automated INSTRUMENTAL/ containers (may adsorb gas components) SAMPLING Liquid Samples - May be collected as grab samples or composite samples - Adequate stirring is necessary to /


SURVEYING Introduction.

selecting method, equipment and final point locations. Fieldwork & Data Collection – making measurements and recording data in the field. Computing & Data Processing – preparing calculations based upon the recorded data to determine locations in a useable form. Mapping or Data Representation – plotting data to /any two points considered as a curved line. Very refined methods and instruments are used in this type of surveying. In this method very high precision or accuracy is required. B. Secondary Classification /


Introduction to Reading Educational Research

there is a section using such terms as instruments, measures, or data collection Is there a methodology or methods section? Is there a findings or results section? This section often includes tables or graphs to summarize the information Types of Educational Research There are different methods by which research is carried out Each method has distinct purposes, advantages, and disadvantages Steps in Becoming an Intelligent Consumer of/


From Seed Sample to DNA I: Upfront Processing and Sample Tracking Prepared and presented by: Dr. Ronald L. Biro Research Information Management: Laboratory.

storage locations of extracts. Support analysis/assay method assignment? Support quantity/quality determination (Side branch/Data assistance for hit-picking often required. Data Acquisition INPUT: Data collection instrument setup –Manifest, setup file, sample list, or other files needed to drive instrument. Usually requires file import and/or instrument interface. –Data produced and stored automatically or only on command. Data Acquisition (continued) OUTPUT: Physical world to cyber-world translation –Data/


Collecting and Compiling Data G/T Research Program Collecting and Compiling Data G/T Research Program.

that you may use to collect your data. Data Collection Methods Surveys – Questionnaires – Interviews Observation (recorded in data collection notebook) Experiments (recorded in data collection notebook) Analysis of Previously Recorded Data or Documents (recorded in data collection notebook) Data collection contributes to the “original research” piece of your final paper and product. Language Distinction SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE Includes sample design, data collection, instrument, and analysis One type of survey/


Operator Generic Fundamentals Components - Sensors and Detectors 1

important indication of the condition of equipment and material An operator uses temperature-monitoring data to prevent equipment problems Can result from / components High humidity causes moisture to collect on equipment Moisture can cause short circuits, grounds, and corrosion, which effect component performance Effects/ and reliability of pressure detection instrumentation. Describe alternate methods of determining pressure when the normal pressure sensing devices are inoperable. Review the objectives and /


Research Methodology and Project Proposal Preparation Adhy Kurniawan Faculty of Engineering Gadjah Mada University Master of System Engineering Faculty.

sampling types, types of quantitative research designs, validity of conclusions, data-collecting methods and measuring instruments in quantitative research, qualitative research designs, data analysis and interpretation of results, report writing and the research proposal, ethical consideration on research. OVERVIEW OF SCIENCE AND THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD science can be defined as a methodological and systematic approach to the acquisition of new knowledge. This definition of science highlights some of the key/


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