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Quant for Qual Researchers
9th January 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11th January 2018 @ 5:30 pm
|Organised by||NCRM, University of Southampton|
|Presenter||Dr Luke Sloan and Professor Malcolm Williams|
|Date||09/01/2018 – 11/01/2018|
|Venue||309 Regent Street, University of Westminster|
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Training and Capacity Building Co-ordinator
National Centre for Research Methods
Tel: 02380 594069
|Description||This course is aimed at researchers and teachers who have previously mostly worked in the qualitative tradition of research, but wish to understand or begin to research in the quantitative tradition. It assumes no more than a lay knowledge of quantitative methods (such as surveys or polling) and will take participants on a journey from the methodological and epistemological foundations of quantitative methods, through design, sampling and principles of analysis. No prior statistical knowledge is required and the course will mostly follow a problem based learning approach.
The course covers:
By the end of the course participants will:
Basic understanding of qualitative methods. Prior knowledge of SPSS is not required.
Williams, M (2003) Making Sense of Social Research. London: Sage.
De Vaus, D (2013) Surveys in Social Research. 6th edition. London: Allen & Unwin.
|Level||Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)|
|Cost||The fee per teaching day is:
• £30 per day for UK/EU registered students
All fees include event materials, lunch, morning and afternoon tea. They do not include travel and accommodation costs.
|Website and registration|
|Keywords||Epistemology, Sampling , Survey and Questionnaire Design, Descriptive Statistics, SPSS, Methodological pluralism|
|Related publications and presentations||Epistemology
Survey and Questionnaire Design