    Course module   LETREMALC1601  Category     Language of instruction   English  Offered by   Radboud University; Faculty of Arts; Graduate School;  Lecturer(s)     Academic year   2020   Period   PER 1  (31/08/2020 to 01/11/2020) 
 Starting block   PER 1  
 Course mode   fulltime  
 Remarks     Registration using OSIRIS   Yes  Course open to students from other faculties   No  Preregistration   No  Waiting list   No  Placement procedure    
     
When students have finished this course they are able to:
 evaluate research reports that make use of statistical analyses;
 perform basic statistical analyses by means of the program SPSS on various quantitative data;
 calculate some basic statistics (Mean, SD, SE, Ttests, confidence intervals, Cronbachâ€™s alpha);
 report their empirical results according to scientific conventions (APA).


The course offers a mixture of research methodology, research design and statistical data analysis. Students taking this course will learn to perform basic statistical tests on empirical data, gathered by means of language experiments or surveys. In addition, students will learn how to use the statistical package SPSS.
Topics: Descriptive statistics (measurement level; frequencies; mean, median, mode, standard deviation and variance; histograms; bar chart; contingency tables) and inferential statistics (Central Limit Theorem; hypothesis testing; confidence intervals; testing assumptions; probability; independentsamples and pairedsamples ttests, Cronbachâ€™s alpha).

    

 Assumed previous knowledgeThis course is mandatory for students whose knowledge of statistics was deemed insufficient upon admission to the programme. 
   Recommended materialsBookField, A. P. (2017). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics. Fifth Edition. London: Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781526419521 (paperback) / 9781526419514 (hardcover). 


Instructional modesLectures/tutorials/seminarsAttendance Mandatory   Yes 

 TestsAssignment ITest weight   10 
Test type   Project 
Opportunities   Block PER 1, Block PER 2 
Minimum grade5,5
 Assignment IITest weight   10 
Test type   Project 
Opportunities   Block PER 1, Block PER 2 
Minimum grade5,5
 Written examTest weight   80 
Test type   Written exam 
Opportunities   Block PER 1, Block PER 2 
Minimum grade5,5


  
 
 