LET-CIWB253-IBC
Statistics
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleLET-CIWB253-IBC
Credits (ECTS)5
Category-
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Arts; Communication and Information Studies;
Lecturer(s)
Coordinator
dr. M.W. Hoetjes
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Lecturer
dr. M.W. Hoetjes
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Contactperson for the course
dr. M.W. Hoetjes
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Examiner
dr. M.W. Hoetjes
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Academic year2023
Period
PER 1-PER 2  (04/09/2023 to 28/01/2024)
Starting block
PER 1
Course mode
full-time
RemarksAccessible to minor students from the Faculty of Arts. Accessible to minorstudents from other faculties (Max. 25 student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
The purpose of the course is to provide students with elementary knowledge and skills in the area of descriptive and inferential statistics.

At the end of the course, the student can:
• Perform simple statistical analyses using the statistical program SPSS on data obtained with corpus analyses, experiments and surveys.
• Interpret the statistical results analysed with SPSS and report the results according to the APA conventions.
• Understand statistical concepts and their theoretical and practical consequences, and apply this knowledge in (the interpretation of) statistical analyses.
Content
A number of aspects of statistics will be discussed, including statistical concepts, frequency distribution, central tendency, normal distribution, central limit theorem, confidence intervals, T-test, correlation coefficient, contingency tables and one-way analysis of variance.
Level

Presumed foreknowledge
Accessible to minor students from the Faculty of Arts. 
Accessible to minor students from other faculties (Max. 25 students).
Test information

Specifics
This course is only open to students who are enrolled in a bachelor of the Faculty of Arts (Letteren) or a bachelor of the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious studies (FTR).​
Required materials
Literature
ISBN:978-1-5264-1951-4
Title:Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics
Author:Field, A.
Publisher:London, etc.: Sage (2018)
Edition:5

Instructional modes
Lecture
Attendance MandatoryYes

Working group
Attendance MandatoryYes

Tests
Written exam
Test weight60
Test typeWritten exam
OpportunitiesBlock PER 2, Block PER 3

Minimum grade
5,5

Assignment
Test weight40
Test typeProject
OpportunitiesBlock PER 2, Block PER 3

Minimum grade
5,5