Quantitative Research. Methodology. A Structured Questionnaire

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QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH Methodology A structured questionnaire was prepared using Qualtrics as it was inexpensive, convenient and efficient way of collecting large and varied amount of information from the target audience related to the accommodation needs of an international student. The questions were related to the research objectives. The target audience were undergraduate and graduate students of NYIT. The survey was distributed using various NYIT groups on social media. The total number of respondents was 96 out of which 53 were male, 49 were females and 4 others. Each question on the survey was verified to be answered correctly and completely. The statistical method used to analyze the data was obtained through SPSS statistical…show more content…
We kept Gender as factor and campus as the dependent list. Fig.3 Correlation Analysis • According to SPSS, off campus and on campus accommodation is negatively related and the 2-tail significance value is highly significant as the P value (.000) is less than .05. This states that students who want to stay off campus would not stay on campus while students who prefer on campus would not stay off campus. • The co-relation between students who do not have any preference for accommodation and on campus is positively co-related as the significance value is less than .05. (p=0.016) This states that students who prefer to stay on campus don’t have a preference for their accommodation as they are positively correlated. • People who prefer to stay in Manhattan would not prefer staying in New Jersey while those who prefer to stay in New Jersey would not stay in Manhattan as there is a negative correlation between them and the P value is less than 0.05 which states that it is significantly correlated. (p=0.009) • The co-relation between students who prefer to stay in New Jersey and people who would want to have an off-campus accommodation portal on NYIT website is positive and is significant as the P value is less than .05. (p=0.025) This states that people who live in New Jersey would want to have an accommodation portal. • Academic level and rent is negatively co-related and the significant value is less than .05. (p=0.010) This
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