Event Details

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - Wednesday, 11 October 2017
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room 201, Level 2, Cycad Building (1018)
UQ Location:
UQ Long Pocket Site (Long Pocket)
Event category(s):

Event Contact

Cara Herington
3346 9686
Org. Unit:
Institute for Social Science Research

Event Description

Full Description:
To provide participants with an understanding of the different statistical methods available for understanding relationships between variables. To provide guidelines for when different methods of analysis are applicable.

Learning objectives

On completing this module, participants will have an understanding of:
1. how relationships between variables are assessed
2. correlation, basic regression and multiple regression
3. the difference between correlation and causality
4. when it is appropriate to use each test
5. how to interpret results from these tests

Who should attend, and module pre-requisites
This module is designed for people who need to have an understanding of the statistical tests required to understand relationships between variables in a dataset. This module will be beneficial for those who need to read and understand research and for those who need to conduct their own analyses.

Participants should have a good understanding of quantitative data and a basic understanding of the concept of statistical inference.

Topics covered
Session 1
a) Relationships between what?
b) Strength of association Correlation
c) Correlation versus Causality

Session 2
d) Basic regression
e) Multiple regression
f) Different forms of regression for different forms of data

Directions to UQ

To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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