Programa Especializado - Methods and Statistics in Social Sciences

Comienza el May 07

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.
  1. CURSO 1

    Quantitative Methods

    Próxima sesión: May 7
    Dedicación
    8 weeks, 4-5 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    Acerca del Curso

    Discover 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
  2. CURSO 2

    Qualitative Research Methods

    Próxima sesión: May 7
    Dedicación
    8 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    In 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
  3. CURSO 3

    Basic Statistics

    Sesión actual: Apr 23
    Dedicación
    8 weeks of study, week 1: 3-6 hours; week 2-8: 1-3 hours/week.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    Understanding 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
  4. CURSO 4

    Inferential Statistics

    Sesión actual: Apr 23
    Dedicación
    7 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    Inferential 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
  5. CURSO 5

    Methods and Statistics in Social Science - Final Research Project

    Próxima sesión: Jun 4
    Dedicación
    6 weeks of project work; week 1-3: 3-5 hours / week; week 4-6: 4 - 8 hours / week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Sobre el Proyecto Final

    The 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

Creadores

  • Universidad de Ámsterdam

    The University of Amsterdam traces it roots back to 1632, and is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe.

    A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world.

  • Emiel van Loon

    Emiel van Loon

    Assistant Professor
  • Gerben Moerman

    Gerben Moerman

    Dr.
  • Annemarie Zand Scholten

    Annemarie Zand Scholten

    Assistant Professor
  • Matthijs Rooduijn

    Matthijs Rooduijn

    Dr.

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