Quantitative Research Skills
Learn to apply sampling strategies, calculate sample size, and collect quantitative data.
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Explore sampling strategies applicable to various types of research. Learn to apply the appropriate sampling approach to collect reliable and unbiased data.
Calculating Sample Size
Discover why power is an important part of research design and data analysis. Learn about sample size estimation and perform calculations for different types of research studies, and for continuous and non-continuous data. Explore several online resources for sample size calculations and collaboratively identify, diagnose, and solve sample problems.
Collecting Quantitative Data
Learn to measure the factors and sample attributes (variables) needed to answer your research question. Explore different methods, study designs, and measures for collecting quantitative data. Know the importance of key concepts in quantitative research including, validity, reliability, generalizability, and reproducibility.