Practical Research Skills
Practical Research Skills 2023-24
School Of Human And Behavioural Sciences
Module - Semester 2
During the course, you will develop many research skills that include developing your own research question and hypothesis; designing and completing data collections; performing and interpreting descriptive and inferential statistical analysis using SPSS; presenting statistics and data in tables and figures, and concise report writing.
This course will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminar, tutorials and workshops.
Important: Module failure that prevents you from passing the year will require resit assessment and attendance at Supplementary Assessment Week (exact date TBC but expected to be the fourth week of July 2022)
- Be able to analyse data with descriptive and inferential statistics (e.g., mean and standard deviation, t-tests, correlation, simple regression, ANOVA) using SPSS for Windows
- Be able to communicate data collected in a scientific report using appropriate statistics and figures or tables
- Be able to formulate and answer basic research questions
- Be able to interpret the statistical outputs produced by SPSS
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