EDUC5633 Quantitative Inquiry

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodSingaporeFace to face
Content
This unit focuses on the principles of research design and the analysis of quantitative data from research and evaluation studies in education and the social sciences. Topics include reliability, validity, the interpretation of quantitative data and the development of measuring instruments and scales.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) critically analyse reports from assessment and evaluation studies in education and the social sciences; (2) identify appropriate techniques for the analysis of quantitative data; and (3) interpret and present the results of such analyses in an appropriate format.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) analysis of SPSS draft and (2) final analysis of SPSS real data print-outs. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Elaine Chapman
Unit rules
Advisable prior study:
EDUC5631 Approaches to Research (formerly EDUC8631 Approaches to Research);
or
EDUC9643 Master's Thesis Phase I
or
equivalent
Contact hours
25 hours
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