HHL4180 - Introduction to Research Methods
|1.||Critically review quantitative data analysis methods commonly used to contribute to the evidence-base in osteopathy and related health fields;|
|2.||Discriminate the type and purpose of various statistical designs and evaluate their applicability to the investigation of specific research questions;|
|3.||Exhibit requisite technical and inferential skills to optimise the use of a statistical computer package (SPSS) for data analysis;|
|4.||Analyse data using parametric and non-parametric tests and correctly interpret the statistical output; and|
|Assignment||Written assignment with accompanying oral presentation (10 minute oral presentation)||25%|
|Test||Multiple-Choice Quiz (1 hour)||20%|
|Examination||Examination in the computer lab exam using SPSS (90 minutes)||55%|
SPSS version 20.0 for Windows. Analysis without Anguish 20th ed.
Coakes, S.J., (2012)
John Wiley & Sons, Australia.
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