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Unit details

ASC744 - Analysis of Quantitative Data

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Singleton
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

A seminar will be conducted at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus a weekend in August 2015.  Dates TBC. This will be intensive seminar mode (12-15 hours).

Note:

It is strongly recommended that students undertake ASC742 unit before enrolling in this ASC744 unit.

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The focus of this unit is on building skills and expertise in using statistical software. In order for students to gain practical experience, this unit will be taught in a computer laboratory. Participants will learn how to describe, collate, analyse, interpret and report on secondary numerical data sources using the computer program SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). Students will be given the opportunity to practice analysis techniques using real survey data.

Assessment

  1. x 2 Statistics and SPSS exercises, 30% (15% each)
  2. x 3 SPSS computer exercises, 45% (15% each)
  3. Data Base manipulation and Report, 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2250$2900

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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