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Statistics for Beginners
|Goldsmiths, University of London|
Dr. Robert Chapman and Teemu Toivainen
21/09/2020 - 22/09/2020
This 2-day course offers an introduction to statistical analysis for beginners and those wishing to refresh their statistical knowledge.
We encounter statistics on a daily basis, but what do they mean and how can we evaluate them critically? Do numbers ever lie? Learning about statistics helps us to use statistics in our work, studies and other aspects of life. This statistics for Beginners course is for anyone who would like to know more about statistics, how they work and how they are used.
The course covers basic concepts relating to statistical analysis, including descriptive and inferential statistics and issues relating to data collection and management. You will work with real datasets and produce statistical results in presentable formats. All analyses will be conducted using open-source statistical packages, so that you can continue to use statistics following the course.
On this short course, you will learn about the following:
The course will be run by research psychologists. Small group sizes will enable individual support and personalised feedback.
The course can be taken in combination with the three-day Psychological Research Design and Analysis course.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
Website and registration
Data Quality and Data Management , Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, ICT and Software, Research Skills, Communication and Dissemination
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