Using quantitative techniques of data analysis in scientific research.
The students should understand the connection between the research problem, methodology, data collection and quantitative data analysis. To choose the appropriate quantitative data analyses according to the research methodology, nature and purpose. To perform analyses in statistical software, namely SPSS, AMOS and SmartPLS. To interpret, discuss and report analyses’ results.
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