Survey research methods and get critical about design. Describe approaches and observe techniques. Sample data collection methods. Scale and graph procedures and figure out incidence and prevalence. Draw on case studies and assess and present data
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- 26 Aug 2019
- 02 Mar 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
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Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Compare and appraise the processes used to develop and conduct survey research
- Explain the ethics, laws and privacy considerations associated with the design and conduct of research;
- Independently plan and design a small scale survey project, and prepare a detailed survey design report
- Evaluate scale development and meta-analysis concepts
- Identify different steps in conducting experimental research and be able to explain the basic principles of experimental design
- Identify and implement different study designs including cohort and case-control studies, randomised control trials and clinical trials used in health statistics and elsewhere
- Interpret measures of risk and disease rates
- Introduction to survey research and methods used in health statistics
- Survey sampling, experimental design, and observational procedures
- Developing a questionnaire
- Coding and cleaning survey data
- Scale development
- Concept of experimental design
- Incidence and prevalence statistics
- Standardization of rates
- Randomized trials, clinical trials and cohort studies
- Case-control studies
- Ethics and laws in conducting research
- Steps in conducting experimental research
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- SWI-STA60001-Statistical Practice 1
Do not enrol into this subject if you have completed HMS773.
No special requirements
This subject teaches students to identify some of the methodologies used in survey research. It includes an overview of the procedures used in survey research, a descriptive approach to methods including questionnaire design, data collection, and an introduction to survey sampling. It covers ethics and laws in conducting research. It also covers topics related to incidence and prevalence, standardisation, different types of study designs including cohort and case-control studies, randomised control trials and clinical trials in health statistics and elsewhere. Case studies will be drawn from areas such as sociology, market research, psychology, medical sciences and other areas as appropriate.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Quizzes — Online (10%)
- Assignment (40%)
Textbook information is pending.
Textbook information is pending.