Understanding Quantitative Data in Educational Research

Understanding Quantitative Data in Educational Research

Nicoleta Gaciu


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This book is designed to help you gain confidence in analysing and interpreting quantitative data and using appropriate statistical tests, by exploring, in plain language, a variety of data analysis methods.

Highly practical, each chapter includes step-by-step instructions on how to run specific statistical tests using R, practical tips on how to interpret results correctly and exercises to put into practice what you have learned.

It also includes guidance on how to use R and RStudio, how to visualise quantitative data, and the fundamentals of inferential statistics, estimations and hypothesis testing.



Nicoleta Gaciu:

Dr Nicoleta Gaciu is Senior Lecturer in Education at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Her academic and research specialisations in disciplines such as physics, statistics, computer sciences, research methods and business have given her the best opportunities to make connections across disciplines, to view real-life phenomena through different lenses and to take different perspectives, knowledge, logical and methodological approaches for interdisciplinary research.