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Research Methods I

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MODULE 1 (3 ECTS)
LESSON 1 Introduction to research method: epistemology and critical appraisal.
LESSON 2 Defining research question in simple experiments and surveys. Data collection principles.
LESSON 3 Sampling methods: from simple sampling to snowball sampling. How to select a sampling procedure consistent with the research question.
LESSON 4 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: a descriptive approach univariate
LESSON 5 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: a descriptive approach bivariate
LESSON 6 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: a descriptive approach bivariate
LESSON 7 Extract data from a public database and run descriptive analysis

MODULE 2 (3 ETCS)
LESSON 1 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: basics of an inferential approach with independent observations
LESSON 2 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: basics of an inferential approach with dependent samples
LESSON 3 How to translate your research question into a statistical question: basics of an inferential approach with multiple variables
LESSON 4 Data control and quality control
LESSON 5 Case Study Analysis I
LESSON 6 Case Study Analysis II

Each lesson includes a block of 4 hours.

Final exam will be in July, at the end of the semester during the regular exams’ sessions.

Assignments: During the course students might receive assignments. These are on voluntary base and will be corrected in class.

Reference book: Berenson Levine Krehbiel, Basic business statistics
http://portal.unimap.edu.my/portal/page/portal30/Lecture%20Notes/IMK/Semester%202%20Sidang%20Akademik%2020162017/BQT%20173/Mohd%20Hafiz%20Bin%20Zakaria/Ebooks/4.%20Basic%20Business%20Statistics.pdf

People

 

Di Serio C.

Course director

Nonis A.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2021-2022
ECTS
6
Language
English
Education