This unit of study will critically review research design, with a focus on the importance of selecting measurement tools that are psychometrically valid and reliable when conducting quantitative research. There is an emphasis throughout the unit on the selection of appropriate statistical analyses with respect to the model of non-significance hypothesis testing and effect sizes. Students will review the theoretical foundations of univariate analyses (including varied ANOVA techniques), correlation and regression, and continue to develop their SPSS skills for analysis with small and large data sets. Students will also be introduced to multivariate analyses.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):