About This Site

The material on this site was created for an introductory course on educational research. Each of the topics featured here is much more complex than presented here. The purpose of these pages is to introduce beginning researchers to the topics with the expectation that they will further develop their expertise with additional resources.

Photograph of students demonstrating different sampling techniques with M&Ms

Education Honors Students Sharing Examples of Different Sampling Techniques Using M&Ms.


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Classroom Teachers Conducting a Content Analysis of Children’s Picture Books.


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Sport Management Students Discussing Sampling Techniques

Measuring arm span

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Educators Collecting Arm Span Measurements for a Correlation Analysis.


Using a random number table

UConn Honors Students Learning to Use a Random Number Table.


Del Siegle, Ph.D.

Lynn and Ray Neag Endowed Chair for Talent Development, University of Connecticut
Director, National Center for Research on Gifted Education
Director, Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development

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