EE5802F/EO5802F: Quantitative Research in Education

December 13, 2011

Week 1: Introduction

Week 2 & 3: Research instruments: Validity and reliability.

Using SPSS: analyze–scale–reliability analysis–alpha and split-half.

Week 4: Discuss group reports on validity and reliability coefficients; crosstabs; parametric n non-parametric; chi-square

Week 5: Using crosstabs and other descriptive statistics; correlation

Week 6: Comparing means, effect size, Student’s t-test

Effect size calculator

Week7: Using ANOVA and ANCOVA

Multi-level assessment

Single-case designs

Educational video place

Statistics Concepts

Useful statistics

Basic experimental design

APA guide

More on quantitative research in education

ANCOVA: Random sampling and issues with intact groups:

Harlow, L. L. (2005)


Henson, R. K. (1998)



New articles

October 8, 2011

litcon2011_Leong&Gitu on mathematics and language
Kama&lypICE2011 on SPN21 Year 4 mathematics

PS4220 ICT & Science Education

September 27, 2011

Pls leave your Reg. No. and blog url in the comments.

View map from satellite

September 21, 2011

Instructional Rubric

March 14, 2011

Instructional Rubric: Assessment for Learning

SPN21 Teaching Standards

Professional Teacher Standards




2010 in review

January 2, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,800 times in 2010. That’s about 19 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 19 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 57 posts. There were 2 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 93kb.

The busiest day of the year was August 10th with 300 views. The most popular post that day was PS0270 ICT math and science.

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Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


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October 21, 2010

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Post your response (about 200 words) in the comments box with your name, registration number, email address and url of your blog.

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