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Quantitative Methods for Evaluation (MAST90078)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMAST90078
Term 2 - Online
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This subject provides students with an introduction to the collection, analysis and reporting of quantitative data in research and evaluation studies. Topics will include: Philosophy of quantitative methodology; types of data; samples and populations; descriptive and inferential statistics; exploratory and confirmatory data analysis; survey design and questionnaire construction; and displaying data using SPSS.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject it is expected that students should be able to:

  1. understand the key terms, concepts and philosophical foundations of quantitative research;
  2. read and interpret quantitative research; select and apply a range of statistical techniques and procedures that are commonly used in applied research and evaluation; and
  3. present the results of analyses using appropriate tabular and graphical displays.

Last updated: 29 August 2019