VPL132 Statistics

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Miroslav Suchanec, Ph.D., M.Sc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michal Šindelář (assistant)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Wed 14:00–15:40 U33
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
VPL132/A: Wed 16:00–17:40 PC25
VPL132/B: Wed 18:00–19:40 PC25
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No special skills or knowledge is needed.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
Students will gain understanding of the basic concepts of statistics, ability to apply statistics in different stages of quantitative social policy and social work research with focus on data analysis and interpretation. Next students will be strenghtened in their ability to work in groups as well as to oraly present gained knowledge.
  • Statistics and basic concepts
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Inferential statistics
  • Petr Mareš, Ladislav Rabušic. Materiál pro kurs Statistická analýza dat : (jak pracovat s daty a zadávat výpočty v SPSS) Brno : Soukromý tisk Masarykovy univerzity, [2001] Stránky: 93 s. SYSNO: KL:41587
  • Kenny, David A., 1987. Statistics for the social and behavioral sciences
  • GIBLISCO, Stan. Statistika bez předchozích znalostí. Translated by Zuzana Žižková. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer press, 2009. 272 s. ISBN 9788025124659. info
  • HENDL, Jan. Přehled statistických metod zpracování dat :analýza a metaanalýza dat. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2004. 583 s. ISBN 8071788201. info
  • MORGAN, George A. and Orlando V. GRIEGO. Easy use and interpretation of SPSS for Windows : answering research questions with statistics. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1998. iv, 276. ISBN 0805829598. info
  • ŘEHÁK, Jan and Blanka ŘEHÁKOVÁ. Analýza kategorizovaných dat v sociologii. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1986. 397 s. info
  • SWOBODA, Helmut. Moderní statistika. Edited by Ragnar Frisch. Vyd. 1. Praha: Nakladatelství Svoboda, 1977. 351 s. info
Teaching methods
Students will learn selected methods to analyse data, in PC labs they will analyse data from the field of social policy and socialwork, they will learn SPSS statistical package. They will be encouraged to read and to work in groups.
Assessment methods
Students will work in groups on selected research topic Oral exam
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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