4. Select measures

After deciding on a research question and conducting a literature review, the next step is to identify the variables that you intend to measure and select the assessment tools you will use to collect your data.

General guidelines

Below are some general guidelines to consider when deciding which tools to utilise in your study methodology.

Where to find tests

There are a variety of ways to find tests that will suit your research needs. The Research Portal provides several links to free and open-sourced resources as well as tests that can be purchased for use online. So, however you choose to conduct your research, whether it is online or face-to-face, you should be able to find a measure that will suit your research requirements.