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AIX708 - Quantitative Research

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Singleton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

A weekend workshop will be held in each trimester for students who wish to attend

Content

This unit takes a practical approach to assessing, designing and carrying out quantitative research. The purpose and rationale for undertaking survey research will be considered, and participants will develop practical skills in devising and applying critical stages within a survey research design and the use of quantitative databases. Topics covered include survey design, statistical analysis, sampling techniques and strategies, measuring social variables, administration of questionnaires and response rates. The uses and limitations of each technique will be explored.

Assessment

Data Analysis Exercises x 5, 10% each

Report 50%

Unit Fee Information

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