PSBA012 Statistics I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Helena Klimusová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martin Jelínek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Martin Jelínek, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Wed 9:00–9:50 D22
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PSBA012/01: Wed 10:00–10:50 B2.33, M. Jelínek, H. Klimusová
PSBA012/02: Wed 11:00–11:50 B2.33, M. Jelínek, H. Klimusová
PSBA009 Methodology of Psychology I
PSBA009 Methodology of psychology I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course focuses on the field of descriptive statistics and the introduction of inductive statistics. Lectures on specific topics are complemented by practical seminars using SPSS software. The subject follows the Methodology of Psychology I and serves as a prerequisite of Statistical Method II.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to: understand basic concepts of statistics and their application in psychological research; use a special statistical software (SPSS); entry and transform the research data; master basic data analysis procedures (descriptive statistics, mean comparisons, t-tests, ANOVA); read and understand the results of basic data analysis.
  • Introduction to statistics;
  • Descriptive statistics;
  • Inferential statistics - basic concepts;
  • Estimation procedures;
  • Hypothesis testing - the one-sample case;
  • Hypothesis testing - the two-sample case;
  • Hypothesis testing - the analysis of variance (the logic of analysis of variance, one-way ANOVA, factorial ANOVA, repeated measures ANOVA, MANOVA).
  • HENDL, Jan. Přehled statistických metod : analýza a metaanalýza dat. Páté, rozšířené vydán. Praha: Portál, 2015. 734 stran. ISBN 9788026209812. info
  • FIELD, Andy P. Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics : and sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll. 4th edition. Los Angeles: Sage, 2013. xxxvi, 915. ISBN 9781446249178. info
  • DISMAN, Miroslav. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost : příručka pro uživatele. 4. nezměněné vydání. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2011. 372 stran. ISBN 9788024619668. info
  • HEALEY, Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research. 3rd ed. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, Inc., 1993. 555 pp. ISBN 0-534-17742-5. info
  • SWOBODA, Helmut. Moderní statistika : Knaurs Buch der modern Statistik (Orig.). Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1977. 351 s. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, exercises in computer room, homework assignments.
Assessment methods
To pass the colloquium, student has to reach 70% of total points obtained from exercises and homework assignments and from a multiple-choice test.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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