Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Beginners

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Week 1: Introduction to research

  • Course Introduction
  • Foundations of Knowledge Production
  • Quantitative vs Qualitative Research
  • Mixed Methods

Week 2: Research planning

  • Conducting a Literature Review
  • Formulating Qualitative Research Questions
  • Formulating Quantitative Research Questions
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Writing a Literature Review

Week 3: Qualitative research part 1

  • Sampling Strategies in Qualitative Research
  • Data Collection in Qualitative Research
  • Interview and Focus Group
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Part 1: Preparing the Data for Analysis - Transcription
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Part 2: Selection of Appropriate Methodology or Method
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Part 3: Differences between Qualitative Methodologies and Methods

Week 4: Qualitative research part 2

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Part 4: Grounded Theory
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Part 5: Thematic Analysis

Week 5: Quantitative research part 1

  • Carrying out Quantitative Research: Frameworks
  • Study Design
  • Sampling Methods
  • Data Collection in Quantitative Research

Week 6: Quantitative research part 2

  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 1: Description of the Sample Dataset
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 2: Descriptive Statistics
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 3: Computing Descriptive Statistics in Google Sheets
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 4: Inferential Statistics 1 - t-Test, ANOVA, Chi-square
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 5: Computing t-test and ANOVA in Google Sheets

Week 7: Quantitative research part 3 and mixed methods

  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 6: Inferential Statistics 2 - Correlation and Regression
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 7: Computing Correlation and Regression in Google Sheets
  • Quantitative Data Analysis Part 8: Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Carrying out Mixed Methods Research

Week 8: Writing research papers

  • Writing Quantitative Papers Using Reporting Guidelines
  • Writing Qualitative Papers Using Reporting Guidelines

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