Collect This!!!

Activity time: 1 Hour

Types of media: Webpage, Interactive Learning Object


Unknown Author (Manchester Metropolitan University)


A free online tutorial that will help you develop students' data collection skills. The tutorial looks at quantitative and qualitative data collection, with some practical examples and advice on effectively collecting data.


Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0

(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)



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This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.

This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: January 14, 2012

About this resource

An online tutorial introducing basic principles of data collection using a range of methods.

The tutorial is divided into the following sections:

  1. Introduction to data collection
  2. The Research Process
  3. Suggested Scenarios
  4. Collecting your data
  5. Using and presenting your data

Please note This resource is only partly functional, as it uses some Adobe Flash content that is not longer supported by Adobe (and outside of our control). LearnHigher are actively seeking the original authors to update this content. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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