Part 1: Introduction:
what is Questionnaire method? What is Interview method? Why is this evaluation is important to you? Why did you choose this two instrument? How do you think these two research methods? How do you think research might benefit from your critical evaluation of the instrument?
Part 2: Review of research design literature
Survey the research design literature on your chosen instrument: questionnaire and interview (with reference to at least 5 sources in the literature. Provide a theoretical perspective on the use of questionnaire and interview, their strengths and weakness. Describe how or why using questionnaire and interview is useful or helpful.
Part 3: Evaluation (In this part, you need to write approximately 1000 words)
You need to provide a detailed evaluation of the questionnaire and interview in the two articles you have chosen, and to discuss whether the instrument has been used effectively in both articles. You should consider some of the following:
? Data sources: participants/texts/corpora/etc.
? Methods/procedures for data collection
? Design and scope of instrument
? Reliability and validity
? Means of data analysis
Note: Bear in mind that your evaluation will be assessed primarily on the presence of a well narrowed down and clear focus, clarity and focus of your evaluation, a strong theoretical foundation, and a well-developed and detailed analysis. The evaluation should include consideration of all the questions listed below.
1. Why is questionnaire and interview methods important or worth considering? Why is it interesting or relevant to you?
2. How does your work fit into what is already known about the topic? Situate your choice of this assignment in the literature on this topic area, and state any limitations or weakness of previous studies, or how you will build on the findings of previous studies.
3. What kinds of data analysis are used in your 2 articles? What statistical procedures might be helpful?
4. What conclusions can you draw from your analysis? How do you ecpect your findings might help you and others? What implications might they have?
Part 4: conclusion
what conclusions would you arrive at?
Reference : some literature you can used in this assignment
Cohen, L. Manion, L. and Morrison, K. (2000). Research Methods in Education. London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Dornyei, Z. (2003). Questionnaires in Second Language Research, Construction, Administration and Processing. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Dornyei, Z. (2007). Research Methods in Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Golfashani, N. (2003). Understanding Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. The Qualitative Report, 8,597-606.
Glogowska, M. Young, P. and Lockyer, L. (2011). Propriety, process and purpose: considerations of the use of the telephone interview method in an educational research study. Higher Education, 62, 17-26.?