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The Methods Lab

The Methods Lab Research Drexel University School of Education 

The Methods Lab team has extensive experience in designing, conducting, and disseminating social-science research. Our team has journal editorial experience and has published in top-tier journals such as American Educational Research Journal, Urban Education, Journal of Mixed Methods Research, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Science Education. We are prepared to offer support in conceptualization of a project, conducting data collection and/or analysis, or consult at any point along your path to research dissemination.

Study Design

  • Problem Statements
  • Research Purpose & Questions
  • Methodological Alignment
  • Instrument Development

Data Collection

  • Interviews & Focus Groups
  • Think Aloud Tasks
  • Surveys
  • Tests
  • Observations & Rubrics

Data Analysis

  • Advanced Quantitative
  • Modern Measurement (Rasch)
  • Qualitative
  • Mixed Methods & Data Integration

Database Management

  • SPSS, Excel, Access, FileMaker Pro


  • Manuscript Review
  • Generating Reports for Various Audiences

Research Workshops

  • Research Design
  • Analysis (Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Measurement)