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ASS1102 Research Collecting Data

1. Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding:

Recognise and understand the different methods of collecting data in quantitative and qualitative research approaches; the basis of selecting methods of data collection and understand the ethics underpinning the collection of data.

2. Demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

Able to choose a method of collecting data that is appropriate to answer a research question.  The ability to identify to ethical principles that underpin the respective methods of data collection chosen. 

Assessment 1 is a 2000 word primary data collection plan. You are expected to choose one of the five broad topic areas provided, specify a social group, develop a specific research question for primary research relating to the chosen topic area, discuss the methods of data collection and ethics, and create a topic guide, a discussion guide or a questionnaire (depending on your choice of research methods).

The five topics areas are as follows (you must choose one and link the topic to a social group of your choice):

Social media
Care (including health care, social care, formal care, informal care)
Mental health
Crime and Justice

What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)

Demonstrate knowledge of data collection methods for qualitative and/or quantitative research.

  • Use a combination of a research topic and a social group to formulate a research question and develop a data collection plan.
  • Identify a method of data collection that is appropriate to answer the research question and discuss ethical implications

How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?

This unit allows you to engage and explore data collection methods in groups in the classroom setting. There will be exercises involving creating a short topic guide or a questionnaire in the class. You will also learn about the basics of social research in the scheduled sessions, including steps involved in developing a research question. The formation of a research question, the discussion of the methods of data collection and the development of a topic guide or a questionnaire are the three key tasks you are required to do for this assignment.  

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