This lecture will be preceded by a wine reception from 5pm. The lecture will begin at 6pm.
Tears, Tantrums and Quantitative Methods’: a holistic approach to growing students
Professor Julie Scott Jones is Associate Head of Department and Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research interests fall into two main categories: religious worldviews and identity, and teaching methods. Her focus is on improving the delivery and learning of research methods, specifically quantitative methods. Professor Jones is currently engaged in two research projects that are looking at this issue.
The respondent to this lecture will be Professor Malcolm Williams, Director of the Cardiff University Q-Step Centre.
Malcolm Williams is Professor and Director at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. His interests are primarily in the area of research methods and methodology and he has published extensively in these areas. His particular interests are in objectivity, causality and probability, representation and the pedagogy of quantitative methods.