Quantitative Research Methods (ILV)Back
|Semester of degree program||Semester 1|
|Mode of delivery||Presencecourse|
|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)
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%)