Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Autumn 2018, the course will be given as a master's-level course, for more information see here.
This course is an introductory course in quantitative methods available to PhD students. The course will also be open to master students and other staff at the faculty who want to improve their knowledge in this area, e.g. in order to be able to teach quantitative methods courses or supervise students using quantitative methods in their thesis. The course will focus on
- performing basic statistical analysis (of secondary data, using SPSS) and
- comprehending and evaluating scientific papers based on quantitative methods (with focus on the participants own areas of research). The course will be given in English and does not presume any previous knowledge of statistics.