SKPA012 Quantitative metodology and statistical data analysis

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Petr Květon, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Janík, Ph.D., M.Ed. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Květon, Ph.D.
Institute for Research in School Education – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Veličková, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Institute for Research in School Education – Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide orientation in quantitative data analysis - focused on research proposal of students.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, students are able:
- to distinguish the methods of quantitative data analysis based on various criteria;
- to evaluate these methods regarding own research proposal;
- to apply various methods on own data set.
  • 1) Basic research designs in quantitative research methodology in education.
  • 2) Measuring in social science disciplines - semantic methods: semantic differential; - testing: terminology, approaches, construction etc.
  • 3) Basic statistical analysis and presenting findings in quantitative studies.
    required literature
  • Field, A., Miles, J., & Field, Z. (2013). Discovering Statistics Using SPSS. International Statistical Review. London: Sage Publications.
  • Cooper, H. (2018). Reporting Quantitative Research in Psychology: How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards, 2nd edition. Washington: APA.
  • Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.
    recommended literature
  • Urbánek, T., Denglerová, D., & Širůček, J. (2011). Měření v psychologii. Praha: Portál.
Teaching methods
working on project
Assessment methods
Designing and justifying proposal of quantitative data analysis in own research project.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
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