Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:||An examination of various methods of collection, display and analysis of quantitative data. Topics include: design of quantitative research programs; survey design; experimental and quasi-experimental designs; development and testing of questionnaires and other data collection instruments; item selection, reliability and validity of construct measures; exploratory and statistical analysis including multi-variate techniques; methods for displaying and reporting analyses of quantitative data for various audiences. The subject emphasises the use of standard statistical analysis and involves the parallel development of computing skills and non-mathematical understanding of quantitative approaches.|
|Assessment:||Three exercises of 1,500 words (50 per cent) and an exercise of 3,500 words (50 per cent).|
|Recommended Texts:||Coladarci, T., Cobb, C.D., Minium, E.W., and Clarke, R.B. (2008) Fundamentals of Statistical Researching in Education. John Wiley and Sons, N.J. USA.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete the subject will: |
Students who successfully complete the subject will:
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
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