Lynda.com includes a tutorial on designing and implementing quantitative academic research projects. Many of the videos cover foundational academic research concepts and are useful for any research project. Watch it in full, or pick and choose the short segments that are most relevant to you. Closed-captioning and transcript available.
The entire tutorial is relevant to Bryn Mawr students.
But here, in particular, are short segments addressing questions that are very common at our library: