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Quant for Qual Researchers
|NCRM, University of Southampton|
Dr Luke Sloan and Professor Malcolm Williams
08/01/2019 - 10/01/2019
Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, University of Cardiff, Cardiff
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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:
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.
Basic understanding of qualitative methods. Prior knowledge of SPSS is not required.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
The fee per teaching day is:
Website and registration
Epistemology, Sampling , Questionnaire design, Descriptive Statistics, SPSS, Methodological Pluralism , Research Design , Descriptive Statistics , Quantitative Analysis
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