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Quantitative Research Methods (part 2)

Course Code :1700PSWKO2
Study domain:Statistics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:22
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Dimitri Mortelmans
Jonas Wood
Olivier Chandesais

3. Course contents *

The goal of Quantitative Research methods is to give students insight into quantitative research . We will focus on the research cycle of quantitative research with a focus on the preparation of the study and the data collection.



Presentation of the quantitative research cycle
research problems and research questions
Experiments and quasi-experiments
Surveys (offline and online)
Quantitative measurement and asking questions
Validity and reliability
Types of samples
Weighting of samples
Non Respons and Validation
Database & database management
Secundarye analysis, content  analysis, meta-analysis
Trends & APC models
Life Tables, Attrition