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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 researchhave an understanding of a wide range of issues in quantitative researchhave knowledge of the basic concepts of statistics used in quantitative researchhave an understanding of the different types of quantitative research methodologyhave the knowledge to interpret quantitative research papers in educationhave the basic knowledge to undertake their own quantitative research study
Subject to the approval of the Head of School
Cohen, Louis,1928- , Manion, Lawrence., Morrison, Keith;
Research methods in education;
Domestic fee $942.00
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.