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This course provides postgraduate training in educational research methods. The course covers the various research methodologies used in education that involve quantitative data (from experiments to surveys, single-subject designs to group interventions) and provides a background to related statistical analytic procedures. The course will familiarise students with those concepts and assumptions underlying such educational research and provide education-based examples to support understanding. The aims of the course are to bring the student to the point where they have the basic skills/knowledge to interpret most quantitative research papers, as well as the background to undertake thesis-level work that includes quantitative research.
have knowledge of key concepts within educational research have an understanding of a wide range of issues in quantitative research have knowledge of the basic concepts of statistics used in quantitative research have an understanding of the different types of quantitative research methodology have the knowledge to interpret quantitative research papers in education have the basic knowledge to undertake their own quantitative research study
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Subject to the approval of the Head of School
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Cohen, Louis,1928- , Manion, Lawrence., Morrison, Keith;
Research methods in education;
Domestic fee $905.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Educational Studies and Leadership.