Building Research Capacity - Cardiff University -
Newsletter of the Journal of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme, Research Capacity
Building Network. Useful articles on a wide range of educational research topics.
Jan 2002 Issue 1 (pdf)
Apr 2002 Issue 2 (pdf)
Jul 2002 Issue 3 (pdf)
Nov 2002 Issue 4 (pdf)
Feb 2003 Issue 5 (pdf)
May 2003 Issue 6 (pdf)
Feb 2004 Issue 7 (pdf)
May 2004 Issue 8 (pdf)
May 2005 Issue 9 (pdf)
Dec 2005 Issue 10 (pdf)
Dec 2006 Issue 11 (pdf)
Jun 2007 Issue 12 (pdf)
Jan 2008 Issue 13 (pdf)
Jul 2008 Issue 14 (pdf)
BERA guide and repository of RCBN resources on data collection and analysis.
Covers: Archiving Data, Triangulation, ICT in Qualitative Research, Discourse Analysis, Vignette, Meta-analysis and Qualitative Research. Significance Testing, Regression, Collecting Occupational information
Research Capacity Building Network 'Links and Resources' repository
Includes research resources on Research Design, Data Collection Methods, Secondary Data, Data Analysis, Bibliographic Resources,
Impact and Dissemination and Career Development Needs.
CHARM, University of Maryland
Choosing Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Appropriate Research Methods - index of methods and methodologies in HCI research including Development Methods: User Needs , Assessments & Task Analyses, Ethnographic Methods, Controlled Experiments, Survey Methods: Surveys & Questionnaires, Logging & Automated Metrics
Growing Knowledge: the evolution of research. British Library project
Link to section of this project concerned with tools for
various stages of the research process.
DataShop. Pittsburgh Science of Learning Centre. Carnegie Mellon University
Repository of datasets from CMU cognitive tutor ITS's and other CMU TEL systems, plus data analysis tools
NESTA Futurelab Reviews. Comprehensive literature reviews by field leaders on topics including Serious Games in Education, Children’s role in home-school relationships and the role of digital technologies, Digital participation, digital literacy, and school subjectsCreativity, technology and learning, E-assessment, E-inclusion: learning difficulties and digital technologies, Mobile technologies and learning...
Psychology Software Tool, Inc.
Suppliers of stimulus presentation tools to experimental/cognitive psychologists - also a useful resource for TEL researchers. "Psychology Software Tools provides software and hardware for research, assessment, and education to over 3,000 research institutions and laboratories throughout the world."
StellarNet - The TEL Thesaurus and Dictionary meta-project
The TEL Thesaurus and Dictionary meta-project intends to create an intellectual platform to support the conceptual and theoretical integration of TEL research.
The TEL Thesaurus establishes a list of the key words currently used across TEL research (based on the corpus provided by journals and conferences). The idea is to structure this set by...
reviewing the list of keywords and identifying those which are specific to TEL research, from those which are in fact disciplinary keywords
reviewing the TEL specific keywords to cluster them from a conceptual and/or theoretical and/or a methodological perspective.
The TEL dictionary will provide definitions with key references exploiting preferably open access resources, and in particular the TEL open archive.
The Digital Curation Centre
"The Digital Curation Centre is the UK’s leading hub of expertise in curating digital research data. Anyone who can benefit from storing, managing and protecting digital data can turn to the DCC for expert advice and practical help. Effective data management throughout the research lifecycle will ensure that data will continue to work for you as productively as the research that produced them."