Training and Events
Quant for Qual Researchers
|NCRM, University of Southampton|
Professor Malcolm Williams and Dr Luke Sloan
07/01/2020 - 09/01/2020
Glamorgan Building, King Edwards VII Avenue, Cardiff University
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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:
This course is suitable for researchers or teachers of qualitative methods. The course caters for academics, or researchers in the government or third sector. It is open to all levels from early career researchers to experienced qualitative researchers.
Williams, M (2003) Making Sense of Social Research. London: Sage.
De Vaus, D (2013) Surveys in Social Research. 6th edition. London: Allen & Unwin.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
The fee per teaching day is:
Website and registration
Epistemology, Sampling , Survey and Questionnaire Design, SPSS, Methodological Pluralism , Descriptive Statistics , Quantitative Analysis
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