None but math C (within the Dutch high school system) is assumed.
In this one block course you will be introduced to the statistical computing program R and descriptive statistics. By the end of the course you will be able to use R for simple and more complex data and functions, use R for data visualization, know how to program in R and to use R for descriptive statistics. By the end of the course the student will know how to use R for these basic operations and have laid a solid foundation for more advanced data analysis in R.
The learning goals of this course are:
the student knows how to use R and to get help
the student knows how to use R for simple data and simple functions
the student knows how to use R for complex data and complex functions
the student knows how to use R to display data
the student knows how to program simple programs in R
The timetable is available on the Linguistics research website
Mode of instruction
6 Lectures + workgroups
5 EC = 140 hours
6 x 2 hours attending lectures / workgroups = 12 hours
6 x 8 hours completing assignments = 48 hours
6 x 8 hours studying literature (getting help) = 48 hours
Studing for the final exam: 30 hours
Attending the exam 1 hour
Weekly assignment need to be handed in in time in order to be eligible for participation in the final practical exam.
In a final practical exam student have to complete a series of assignments.
Resit of the exam is possible.
Field, Miles, & Field (2012). Discovering statistics using R. Sage.
Supplemental (optional) material will be available on blackboard.
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on this website
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Coordinator of Studies: E.A. van Dijk, MSc
Education Administration Office: van Wijkplaats