Programa Especializado - Methods and Statistics in Social Sciences
Critically Analyze Research and Results Using R. Learn to recognize sloppy science, perform solid research and do appropriate data analysis.
Sobre este Programa Especializado
Identify interesting questions, analyze data sets, and correctly interpret results to make solid, evidence-based decisions. This Specialization covers research methods, design and statistical analysis for social science research questions. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by developing your own research question, gathering data, and analyzing and reporting on the results using statistical methods.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Quantitative MethodsPróxima sesión: Jul 2
- 8 weeks, 4-5 hours/week
- English, Chinese (Simplified)
Acerca del CursoDiscover the principles of solid scientific methods in the behavioral and social sciences. Join us and learn to separate sloppy science from solid research! This course will cover the fundamental principles of science, some history and philosop
Qualitative Research MethodsPróxima sesión: Jul 2
- 8 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
Acerca del CursoIn this course you will be introduced to the basic ideas behind the qualitative research in social science. You will learn about data collection, description, analysis and interpretation in qualitative research. Qualitative research often involves an iter
Basic StatisticsPróxima sesión: Jun 18
- 8 weeks of study, week 1: 3-6 hours; week 2-8: 1-3 hours/week.
Acerca del CursoUnderstanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepar
Inferential StatisticsPróxima sesión: Jun 18
- 7 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
Acerca del CursoInferential statistics are concerned with making inferences based on relations found in the sample, to relations in the population. Inferential statistics help us decide, for example, whether the differences between groups that we see in our data are s
Methods and Statistics in Social Science - Final Research ProjectPróxima sesión: Aug 27
- 6 weeks of project work; week 1-3: 3-5 hours / week; week 4-6: 4 - 8 hours / week
Sobre el Proyecto FinalThe Final Research Project consists of a research study that you will perform in collaboration with fellow learners. Together you will formulate a research hypothesis and design, come up with operationalizations, create manipulation and measur
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