"Is my health campaign effective?"; "Who uses which websites for health information?"; "What's the impact of peer pressure on (un)healthy behavioral conduct?": To answer these questions we need statistics!
This course introduces students to the statistical analysis of empirical data to answer driving questions and test scientific hypotheses in social sciences. The course is designed to provide students with several fundamental skills, which will be helpful for their future course work, Master thesis and/or job tasks, considering that basic data management and analysis skills are more and more requested in today’s labor market.
In particular, students will learn how to:
Gravetter, F. J., & Wallnau, L. B. (2012). Statistics for the behavioral sciences (9th ed). Cengage Learning.
Hayes, A. F. (2005). Statistical methods for communication science (1st ed.). New York: Routledge.