Investigating Crime



Learning Modules
        Module 1
        Module 2
        Module 3
        Module 4
        Module 5
        Module 6


Tutor Resources

Key Skills

Accessing Databases (NSDstat)

Accessing Databases (Other)


Module 3 : Gathering Evidence: How to Investigate Crime Statistics

This module is concerned with the concepts of operationalisation and validity, and with basic descriptive statistics. It shows how to use the Nesstar site to find out information about the British Crime Survey, to constructively criticise the validity of data used in reports, and to use the simple computer program to generate descriptive statistics, frequency tables and graphs.

Skills covered

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