Exploring online research methods - Incorporating TRI-ORM

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Tristram Hooley

Lisa Barber,
Cartographer


Clare Madge

Bill Hickin,
Senior Computer Officer

 

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The team is extremely grateful to the following people who contributed the examples from their work and the case studies that appear in the modules section of the site:

  • James Barker, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth;
  • Martin Bruder, School of Psychology, University of Cardiff;
  • Penny Cholmondeley, University of Alberta;
  • Neil Coulson, School of Education, Health and Sciences, University of Derby;
  • Cyndy Hawkins, Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester;
  • Claire Hewson, Department of Psychology & Life Sciences, University of Bolton;
  • Nicola Illingworth, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Sterling;
  • Nalita James, Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester;
  • Joëlle Kivits, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester;
  • Rebecca Knibb, School of Social Sciences, University of Derby;
  • Alison Lenton, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh;
  • Claire Mercer, Department of Geography, University of Leicester;
  • Jenny Pickerill, Department of Geography, University of Leicester;
  • Waverly Ray, Association of American Geographers;
  • Constantine Sedikides, Department of Psychology, University of Southampton;
  • Nicky Shaw, Leeds University Business School;
  • Michael Solem, Association of American Geographers;
  • Tim Vorley, Department of Geography, University of Leicester.

 

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Usability testing

The following people kindly gave their time to take part in usability studies and cognitive walkthrough sessions:

  • Judith Guevarra Enriquez, University of Aberdeen;
  • Colin Hyde, East Midlands Oral History Archive, University of Leicester;
  • Selina Lock, Information Librarian, University of Leicester;
  • Kate Moore, Department of Geography, University of Leicester;
  • Liz Towner, Educational Development and Support Centre, University of Leicester;
  • Tim Vorley, Department of Geography, University of Leicester.

Heuristic evaluation

The following people engaged in expert 'heurisic evaluation' testing alongside Julia Meek, the evaluation consultant:

  • Stamatina Anastopoulou, Research Fellow, University of the Aegean (Greece);
  • Liz Masterman, Evaluation officer on contract with the Learning Technologies Group, Oxford University Computing Services;
  • Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Birmingham and Director of the University's Centre for Educational Technology and Distance Learning (CETADL).

Content evaluation

The following people reviewed the content of the modules:

  • Chris Mann, Oxford Internet Institute;
  • Parvati Raghuram, Lecturer in Geography, Open University;
  • Martyn Denscombe, Professor of Social Research, De Montfort University;
  • Christine Gratton, E-Learning Co-ordinator, University of Nottingham;
  • Jane Hanford, Market Researcher, Nokia;
  • Claire Hewson, Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology, University of Bolton;
  • Christine Hine, Senior Lecturer specialing in Virtual Ethnography, University of Surrey;
  • Colin Hyde, Researcher and Outreach Officer, East Midlands Oral History Archive;
  • Rob Negrine, Medical Doctor;
  • Chris Taylor, Project Manager for the ESRC-funded Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) Research Capacity Building Network (RCBN), Cardiff University.

Others

Thanks also to the 2004 group of first year postgrads following the 10-week course on research methods at the University of Leicester, and who trialled samples of the materials.

 

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Many thanks to the following experts who provided the project team with invaluable support and guidance:

  • Tony Andrews, Department of Psychology, University of Leicester;
  • Lisa Barber, Cartographer, Department of Geography, University of Leicester (see 'Project support' section above);
  • Anna Bee, Research and Policy Specialist, Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC), Department for Work and Pensions;
  • Professor Robert Burgess, Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester;
  • Tony Churchill, Educational Developer (E-Learning), University of Leicester;
  • Keith Cole, MIMAS / National Centre for e-Social Science;
  • Michael Corin, Academic Office, University of Leicester;
  • Ben Coulthard, Learning Technology Section, Computer Centre, University of Leicester;
  • Adam Cox, Computer Officer, Department of Geography, University of Leicester;
  • Angela Dale, Ruth Durrell and the ESRC Research Methods programme team;
  • Mick Healey, Professor of Geography, University of Gloucestershire;
  • Chris Heaton and Paul Aston, Computer Centre, University of Leicester;
  • Bill Hickin, Senior Computer Officer, Department of Geography, University of Leicester (see 'Project support' section above);
  • Christine Hine, Senior Lecturer, School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey;
  • Selina Lock, Information Librarian, University of Leicester;
  • Chris Mann, Oxford Internet Institute;
  • David Orme, Technical Services Manager, Department of Geography, University of Leicester;
  • James Ryan, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Leicester;
  • Gilly Salmon, Professor of E-learning & Learning Technologies, University of Leicester.

 

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Many thanks to Sociological Research Online and especially to Nigel Gilbert and Amanda Coffey for permission to reproduce articles on this site. Thank you also to the authors of the articles included.

The team would also like to thank the following people, publishers and organisations for permissions to use articles and screenshots.

People

  • Michael Bosnjak, University of Mannheim, Germany;
  • Amy Bruckman, Geogria Tech, USA;
  • Charles Ess, Drury University, USA;
  • Ron Fricker, Naval Postgraduate School, USA;
  • Colin King, University of Toronto, Canada;
  • Catherine Roster, University of New Mexico, USA;
  • John Suler, Rider University, USA.

 

Publishers

  • Berg
  • GESIS (ZUMA-Nachrichten);
  • Hogrefe & Huber Publishers;
  • Idea Group Inc.;
  • Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.;
  • The MIT Press
  • Peter Lang Publishing;
  • The Psychonomic Society;
  • SAGE Publishers;
  • Springer.

 

Organisations

  • FAST (Food Allergy Survivors Together);
  • phpSurveyor;
  • SurveyAnalytics;
  • Surveymonkey;
  • SelectSurveyASP;
  • SurveyZ;
  • ZUMA

 

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