Understanding Statistical Concepts and Basic Tests
|Social Research Association|
Dr Valerija Kolbas
online using Zoom
By the end of the course, participants will:
Please note, statistical software packages are not taught in the course.
The course provides key knowledge in frequentist statistics that will serve as a foundation for building discipline-specific knowledge upon.
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in quantitative research in the areas of social research, sociology, psychology, political science, and economic research.
Valerija Kolbas is a Senior User Support and Training Officer at the UK Data Archive within the secure data collections.Valerija is passionate about promoting research skills, encouraging data-driven decision-making and improving statistical literacy. She believes in ethical research and is using her experience to teach essential statistics and promote good research practice. Valerija has several years of experience in teaching research methods in higher education. In her current role, Valerija regularly delivers training for researchers on statistical disclosure control of sensitive data and legal responsibilities around data use. She develops training materials on conducting research using secondary data and methods of data preparation and analysis.
Valerija has worked on a number of projects collecting data for cohort, panel, and cross-national studies at every stage of data collection and dataset preparation. Valerija holds a PhD in Survey methodology from the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
£220 - members of SRA pay £165
Website and registration
Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, Statistics
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