Data Collection Matrix What am I measuring? How? From Whom? Dependent variables Sources Students Parents other Teacher 1. Math achievement Math chapter test Observe them solving problems 2. Attitude Likert Scale 3.
Create a Likert Scale: Measuring Concepts - Process
Brainstorm indicators of concept
Operationalise – draft a measurement device
Examine psychometric properties – how precise are the measures?
Redraft/refine and re-test
Operationalisation is the act of making a fuzzy concept measurable.
Social sciences often use multi-item measures to assess related but distinct aspects of a fuzzy concept.
Action Research Proposal: Step 1: What is your problem? Step: 2 What is your research question? Step 3: Detailed description of your intervention. Step 4: Description of Sample Step 5: Data Collection Matrix Step 6: Likert Scale