Statistics A

Course Code :5001OIWSTA
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:14
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Ellen Vandervieren
Tine van Daal

3. Course contents *

Statistics is an important tool for social scientific research. The aim of this course is to get more insight in some descriptive and inferential statistical techniques that are frequently used. Hereby, the focus is on applying statistics in real research contexts. During this course, you will get familiar with the different attributes of data and the statistical methods that can be applied to synthesize and interpret the most important characteristics. Different univariate techniques are considered, such as computing parameters of location and dispersion. Besides, the essence of sample theory will be explained and illustrated. The techniques that are discussed will all be executed using the statistical software package R.