Math C (wiskunde C) within the Dutch high school system is assumed.
In this one block course you will be introduced to descriptive statistics and the statistical computing language R within an experimental linguistics context.
In this course students will get familiar with basic concepts in methodology and descriptive statistics necessary to conduct research in experimental linguistics such as the empirical cycle, central tendency and variability, the normal distribution, relationships between variables and describing and explaining variance, and how to apply these concepts in R.
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
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
Learning goal 1: student is able to describe basic concepts in descriptive statistics
Learning goal 2: student is able to use R and to use R for basic descriptive statistics
The timetables are available through My Timetable.
Mode of instruction
Lectures and workgroups
Weekly lectures + workgroups
Weekly assignments + practical exam
At least 5 out of 6 assignments need to be handed in before the deadline and need to be of sufficient quality in order to be eligible for participation in the exam
The exam consists of practical exercises and interpretation of results. The exam score needs to be sufficient to pass the course
Resit: students who fail the exam may resit the exam, assignments can not be resited
inspection and feedback
How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.
-Field, Miles, & Field (2012). Discovering statistics using R. Sage: London.
-Links to additional literature will be provided on brightspace
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
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