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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.
"The facilitator explained each section clearly and was approachable if further explanation was needed. I came away from the course feeling more confident with research methods." - 2011 delegate.
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 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.
- Non members £90 (£75 + VAT)
- Society members £60 (£50 + VAT)
- DFP members £30 (£25+ VAT)
From 1st January 2013:
- Non members £95 (£77.50 + VAT)
- Society members £63 (£51.67 + VAT)
- DFP members £33 (£25.83 + VAT)
How to book:
Registration closes at 12:00 on 14 June 2013.
Tel: +44 (0)116 252 9925