EPA511: Applied Educational Research: Quantitative Methods - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

EPA511: Applied Educational Research: Quantitative Methods

Module Purpose and Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of quantitative research in education
  • understand ethical issues related to quantitative research
  • know the main characteristics of the basic methodological tools of quantitative research
  • report the stages of implementing a quantitative research
  • know and apply sampling techniques based on the quantitative paradigm
  • know and apply quantitative data collection methods
  • understand and apply quantitative data analysis methods
  • interpret and evaluate quantitative data and conclusions / findings

Module Content

In this course, students will study the basic principles of the quantitative research in education, the stages of conducting quantitative research and the development of critical competence against research findings of quantitative research studies. Also, students will learn about the data collection process when designing a quantitative research study (specialization of a research topic, formulate quantitative research questions, select and design methodology), as well as to understand ethical issues that arise during the design and implementation of a questionnaire. Finally, students will learn the basic techniques for analyzing and processing the quantitative research data (presenting results and drawing valid conclusions).

Additional Info

  • Κωδικός / Course Code: EPA511
  • ECTS: 15
  • Τρόποι Αξιολόγησης / Assessment:


  • Διάρκεια Φοίτησης/ Length of Study: Εξαμηνιαία (εαρινό ή χειμερινό)/ Semi-annual (Fall or Spring)
  • Κόστος/ Tuition Fees: 900 euro
  • Επίπεδο Σπουδών/ Level: Μεταπτυχιακό/ Postgraduate