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Understanding quantitative analysis
The day will cover an introduction to quantitative research methods and explore the practicalities of conducting quantitative research. The session will focus on a review of different quantitative analysis methods, for example, t-tests, ANOVA, MANOVA and Regression analysis. The session will then introduce (or review where applicable) more advanced quantitative techniques such as Multiple Regression, Factor analysis, Path Analysis, Structural Equation Modelling and Meta-Analysis. The session will include discussions of some of the pragmatics and practicalities of conducting quantitative research and analysis.
09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop is intended for those needing a refresher or introduction to key features of quantitative research and analysis and a review of some of the advanced quantitative analysis approaches.
Learning outcomes and objectives
- Understand the general principles of a quantitative approach
- Understand the key principles of each quantitative approach
- Understand the essential criteria for carrying out quantitative analysis
- Be aware of the specific practicalities of carrying out quantitative research and analysis
- Have an understanding of the interpretation and implications of the findings.
Facilitator: Dr Kate E Nicholls MBPsS
Dr Nicholls regularly delivers research methods training and supervision as part of her work on a variety of Cert HE, Undergraduate and Post-graduate courses. She now primarily works at Birkbeck, University of London, but has delivered teaching and training for a variety of academic institutions. She has been running research methods CPD workshops for trainee/research active Forensic Psychologists since 2007.
- DFP Members: £31
- Society Members: £62
- Non Members: £93
How to book:
This event is now fully booked. Please click on register now to register your interest on the wait list.
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