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|英文名稱||Quantitative Research Methods|
|學分數||3.0||每週授課時數||正課時數: 3 小時|
|課程簡介||This course aims at equipping students with the skills to use quantitative research methods that are adopted in educational research. The teaching contents include the data collection methods, survey research, experimental research, quasiexperimental research, design-based research, etc. Additionally, related research papers will be discussed to increase students’ understanding about the implementation of the introduced research methods in empirical studies.|
|1. Develop students’ability to read articles related to research design in research on digital Chinese language teaching and learning||
|2. Enhance students’ ability to conduct research in digital Chinese language teaching through technologies||
Week 1 (09/05)：Introduction
Week 2 (09/12)：The nature of educational research
Week 3 (09/19)：The research process: From proposal to final report
Week 4 (09/26)：Statistical techniques
Week 5 (10/03)：Selecting a sample
Week 6 (10/10)：National Day (No classes)
Week 7 (10/17)：Collecting research data with tests and self-report measures
Week 8 (10/24)：Collecting research data with observation and content analysis
Week 9 (10/31)：Nonexperimental research: Descriptive and causal-comparative designs
Week 10(11/07)：Nonexperimental research: Correlational designs
Week 11(11/14)：Experimental research: Designs, Part 1
Week 12(11/21)：Experimental research: Designs, Part 2
Week 13(11/28)：Experimental research: Designs, Part 3
Week 14(12/05)：Action research
Week 15(12/12)：Design-based research design
Week 16(12/19)：Evaluation research
|講述法||To introduce the rationale of educational research and research designs|
|合作學習||To divide students in small groups of 4 or 5 and proceed small group discussions on the implementation of different research designs in empirical research|
|專題研究||To have students present their discussion results|
|課堂討論參與||50 %||Students should actively engage in in-class discussion and participate in the learning activities led by the instructor.|
|報告||50 %||Each group should give oral presentations of their group discussion results|
Gall, M. D., Gall, J. P., & Borg, W. R. (2007). Educational research: An introduction. (8th ed.). Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.
Kumar, R. (2019). Research methodology: A step-by-step guide for beginners. SAGE Publication Ltd.
Mis. B. (2013). Quantitative research: An introduction. Benjamin A. Mis.