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MARIH18 Research Methods II 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education

General description

Quantitative methods, education statistics

The course is offered at the Beijing Normal University.

Learning outcomes

Students should be able to
- understand the importance and content of quantitative research
- demonstrate basic mastery of the procedures and methods of quantitative research
- develop practical skills in education statistics
- design a reasonable quantitative research proposal suitable for his/her research topic


- The definition and features of quantitative research
- The basic procedures of quantitative research
- How to sample
- How to design a questionnaire
- How to distribute questionnaires and implement surveys
- How to record data
- How to identify and process data
- Introduction to SPSS
- How to present data and draw conclusions from data
- How to write up a research proposal
- Reflection on quantitative research and its relationship with policy making

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 40 h 0 h
Independent work 85 h 0 h

Lectures and workshop

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Workshop and Essay  Participation in course work 
In English

Student workload
Readings 40 hours
Lectures and workshop 40 hours
Paper 45 Hours
Total 125 hours

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Paper (70%) Workshop and class participation (30%)

Study materials

Selected books and articles to be announced later.


Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.