Quantitative Research Methods (ILV)

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Course numberM4.05170.10.471
Course codeQRMeth
Curriculum2016
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW1,0
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction English

On successful completion of this course, students will:
have acquired a range of research skills related to quantitative methods
be able to select appropriate data analysis methods
have developed skills in analyzing and interpreting data
be able to perform statistical analyses with the help of data analysis software
be able to test hypotheses in applying different statistical methods

The students will be equipped with the skills necessary to undertake quantitative research with the use of SPSS, including
descriptive statistics (frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, charts and graphs)
inferential statistics (testing hypotheses)
bivariate measures of association (correlation, regression analysis)
multiple regression

Healey, J.F. (2013). The Essentials of Statistics. 3rd ed. Wadsworth: Cengage Learning.

Wagner, W. E. III (2015). Using IBM SPSS Statistics for Research Methods and Social Science Statistics. 5th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Field, A. (2013). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS. 4th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Lecture, discussion, self-study, group work

Written assignment (80%)
Class participation (20%)