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  • 1 Roskilde University, Denmark matiastj@ruc.dk
  • 2 Roskilde University, Denmark brogaard@ruc.dk

Empirical evidence from two cases

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Survey questionnaire to assess student readiness-level (translated from Danish)

Please state to what degree you have experience with the following research designs, e.g., through a project where you used it, learning about it through classes or in your student job.

Not at allTo a small extentTo some extentTo a high extentTo a very high extentDon't know
Experimental studies (e.g., RCT, quasi experiments, pre and post measurements)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Cross sectional studies (measuring only once, often through surveys)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Time series studies (multiple measurements over time, qualitative or quantitative)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Comparative case studies (comparison of two or more cases)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Single case studies (in depth examination of one case, e.g., an organisation)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑

Please state to what degree you have experience with the following methods, e.g., through a project where you used it, learning about it through classes or in your student job.

Not at allTo a small extentTo some extentTo a high extentTo a very high extentDon't know
Interviews (e.g., individual, expert, focus group)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Document study (searching and collecting)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Observation(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Analysis of interviews(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Analysis of documents(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Sample strategy(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Surveys(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Descriptive statistics of one variable (e.g., mean, median, etc.)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Statistical analysis of correlation between two variables (e.g., cross tables, Chi2)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Statistical analysis of more variables (e.g., linear regression)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑

Please state whether you agree or disagree with the following statement for each method: “I feel well equipped to use this method”.

Completely disagreePartly disagreeNeither / orPartly agreeCompletely agreeDon't know
Interviews (e.g., individual, expert, focus group)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Document study (searching and collecting)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Observation(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Analysis of interviews(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Analysis of documents(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Sample strategy(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Surveys(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Descriptive statistics of one variable (e.g., mean, median, etc.)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Statistical analysis of correlation between two variables (e.g., cross tables, Chi2)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Statistical analysis of more variables (e.g., linear regression)(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑

To what degree do you have experience with the following programmes:

Not at allTo a small extentTo some extentTo a high extentTo a very high extentDon't know
SPSS(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
nVivo(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑
Peergrade(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑(6) ❑

And now for the final question. To what degree do you have experience with the following learning activities:

Not at allTo a small extentTo some extentTo a high extentTo a very high extent
Group exercises(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑
Lectures(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑
Individual exercises(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑
Student presentations(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑
Reading texts in English(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑
Giving feedback to other students(1) ❑(2) ❑(3) ❑(4) ❑(5) ❑

Rubric for peer-evaluation

S1

Overall evaluation

Q1 Text

What are positive aspects of this project?

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Q2 Text

What are the main areas for improvement?

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Q3 Text

Comment on the quality of the suggested research question. Consider:

  • Clarity
  • Is it possible to answer the question with a project like this?
  • Does the question fit the context of this semester project?

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Q4 Text

Suggestions for improvement?

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Q5 Text

Comment on the the suggested theory. Consider:

  • Relevancy
  • Fit with research question

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Q6 Text

Suggestions for improvement?

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Q7 Text

Comment on the the suggested methods. Consider:

  • Relevancy
  • Fit with research question

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Q8 Text

Suggestions for improvement?

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