Designing Your Study

How do I design my study?

by Colleen M. Kuusinen, Assistant Director for SoTL


Study design also answers the who, when, where and what of your SoTL study. Many of these answers depend on your research question, but here are a few questions to ask yourself:

Here are examples of types of SoTL projects that span the range of short-term studies to long-term interventions. In addition, this brief slideshow goes over a few common study designs in SoTL work: