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Quantitative statistical analysis
The day will cover an introduction to methods of quantitative analysis. The session will include a discussion of some of the pragmatics and practicalities of conducting quantitative research and analysis.
The aim of the session is to review different techniques of quantitative analysis. For example, t-tests, ANOVA, MANOVA, regression analysis, multiple regression, factor analysis, path analysis, structural equation modelling and meta-analysis.
Psychological theory underpinning the workshop
The sessions will draw on research and theory related to approaches to research and research methodologies such as those explored by Howitt, D. & Cramer, D. (2008) Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 2nd Edition. Pearson Prentice Hall and Willig, C. (2001) Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in theory and method. Open University Press.
Learning outcomes and objectives
- Understand the key features of different data collection techniques & practical considerations involved
- Knowledge of different types statistical analysis
- Choosing appropriate analysis techniques based on research aims
Kate Nicholls currently teaches research methodologies at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and has been running these workshops for trainee and practicing forensic psychologists since 2007.
Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Lunch: 12:30 - 13:30
DOP Members £25 (+VAT)
BPS Members £50 (+VAT)
Non-BPS Members £75 (+VAT)
How to book
To register for this workshop online, go to the BPS Shop.
Complete and return the registration form.
Society's London Office
30 Tabernacle Street
BPS Learning Centre
Tel: +44(0)116 252 9925