ETW3112 - Survey data analysis
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Leader(s): Dr Harmindar Nath
Not offered in 2009
Introduction to multivariate statistical techniques for the analysis of survey data. Topics include cross tabulation of data and Chi-square test of independence and goodness of fit, correlation and its applications (reliability analysis: Cronbach's alpha), General linear regression, Multivariate analysis of variance and covariance, discriminant, factor, and cluster analysis. Use of SPSS for windows for analysis.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- prepare survey data for statistical analysis
- apply multivariate statistical techniques for exploring and establishing relationships between/among variables
- select and carry out appropriate statistical tests for evaluating reliability of scale and examining research hypotheses
- use SPSS for data analysis and interpret output
- demonstrate skills in communicating the results of the analysis.
Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (2 hours, closed-book): 50%
One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory/tutorial per week.