Methods101.com provides easy to follow lessons on social research methods.
The site focuses on teaching you how to analyse quantitative data with the statistical packages R and SPSS.
Additionally, this website has the lessons for a number of Macquarie University sociology units.
However, we also cover a range of other topics, including:
- an introduction to statistics,
- advice on academic writing, and
- guides to qualitative analysis with software like NVivo and Dedoose.
Navigating the Website
The sidebar on the left is the primary way of navigating the website.
Here you can access the following pages:
- About: Under this you will find information about the website, how to contact the creators and how to give feedback
- SOC224: A Macquarie University undergraduate unit called SOC224:Methods of Social Research
- SSCI2020: A Macquarie University undergraduate unit called SSCI2020:Survey Research in the Social Sciences
- SOCI8015: Macquarie University postgraduate-level units called SOCI8015:Doing Social Survey Research
- SOCI832: A Macquarie University postgraduate unit called SOCI832:Advanced Quantitative Methods
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