Thursday, 26 February 2015

Quantitative analysis I (descriptive)

Activity 1 – Consider the standard error and confidence intervals.  In each case explain what they show and what use they are in describing data.

Activity 2 – Reflect in a blog entry what you have learned about describing data and how this might be helpful in research.

Quantitative design II (surveys)

Activity
1
– Consider survey study designs and post
your conclusions about the defining features of each.



Activity
2
– Reflect in a blog
entry how useful are—and what are the limitations of—survey designs.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Quantitative design I (experiments)

Activity 1 – Provide explanations for each of: randomisation; control; and blinding (and variations of blinding) in clinical trials and post this on the discussion board

Activity 2 – Reflect in a blog entry what you have learned about experiments and what the advantages and possible disadvantages are of this research design.