Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 769

Special Topic: Advanced Research Skills


Description

Examination of qualitative and quantitative methods of research design, execution, analysis and interpretation. Particular attention is paid to computer-assisted data analysis methods such as Nvivo and SPSS and benefits of employing multiple methods when utilising datasets such as the New Zealand Election Survey and the International Social Survey Programme.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Professor Peter Davis

Assessment

Five laboratory assessments (sessional) worth 15%
Essay (contrast and compare) worth 25%
A data analysis report in 2 parts worth 60%

Points

POLITICS 769: 15.0 points

Restrictions

SOCIOL 701, SOCSCRES 702, 703


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