• Saiyidi Mat Roni
  • Margaret Kristin Merga
  • Julia Elizabeth Morris


Welcome to Conducting Quantitative Research in Education! This book has been written to help support higher degree by research students, early career academics and life-long researchers who are looking to increase their capacity to both choose and use quantitative data collection and analysis in educational research.


Non-parametric analysis Quantitative research Education research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saiyidi Mat Roni
    • 1
  • Margaret Kristin Merga
    • 2
  • Julia Elizabeth Morris
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Business and LawEdith Cowan UniversityJoondalupAustralia
  2. 2.School of EducationEdith Cowan UniversityPerthAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationEdith Cowan UniversityMount LawleyAustralia

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