Quant for Qual Researchers (bookings closed)
|NCRM, University of Southampton|
Dr Luke Sloan and Professor Malcolm Williams
09/01/2018 - 11/01/2018
309 Regent Street, University of Westminster
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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:
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.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
The fee per teaching day is:
Epistemology, Sampling , Survey and Questionnaire Design, Descriptive Statistics, SPSS, Methodological pluralism
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