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The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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The aim of the course is to prepare students for individual experimental research and data analysis, using hands-on approach and practical excercises in the methods of Eye-Tracking and statistical analysis. Students will be able to organize their curriculum from offered options of specialization, depending on their research orientation.
The students will learn to: Specialization Eye-Tracking
students will: obtain practical and theoretical knowledge in the eye-tracking methodology; learn how to set up the experiment and visualize and analyze the data for three basic types of eye-trackers (towers, remotes and glasses); learn to understand and critique research using Eye-Tracking methodology Specialization Statistical analysis
students will: understand statsitics as a part of research methodology and the elementary statistical concepts used in experimental research; learn to prepare data for analysis, compute elementary statitsics, test elementary hypotheses
Meetings will take place in room B2.12, 9:10 - 10:45, Labs in HUME lab II, 10:50 - 12:25.
22.3. Meeting 1 + Lab 1
29.3. Meeting 2 + Lab 2
5.4. Meeting 3
12.4. Meeting 4
19.4. Meeting 5 + Lab 3
26.4. Meeting 6 (lecture by prof. Kenneth Holmqvist)
Specialization Statistical analysis
Meetings will take place in room G02, 9:10 - 12:25
Meeting 1 (4. 4. 2016)
Lecture: Variables and levels of measurement. Frequencies and distributions. Measures of central tendency and variability.
Practice: Frequencies presentation, distribution interpretation, computing measures of central tendency and variability.
Meeting 2 (11. 4. 2016)
Lecture 1: z-scores and other standardized scores, characteristics of normal distribution.
Practice 1: Computing and interpreting z-scores and other standardized scores.
Lecture 2: Correlation and simple linear regression.
Practice 2: Computing and interpreting correlation and simple linear regression.
Meeting 3 (18. 4. 2016)
Lecture: Statistical induction, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, significance level,
type I and type II errors.
Practice: Computing confidence intervals and one-sample and independent samples t-tests using Excel.
Meeting 4 (25. 4. 2016)
Test 1 (levels of measurement, frequencies, distributions, measures of central tendency
and variability, z-scores and other standardized scores, correlation, simple linear regression).
Practice 1: Basic SPSS practice (writing data matrix, values and labels, computing and recoding variables, select cases and split file, syntax).
Practice 2: Descriptive statistics (Frequencies, Descriptives and Explore) in SPSS. Finding
and handling mistakes in data and missing data. Correlation in SPSS.
Lecture: Overview of statistical tests, parametric and non-parametric tests.
Meeting 5 (2. 5. 2016)
Test 2 (confidence intervals and hypothesis testing using Excel, choosing appropriate statistical test).
Practice 1: T-tests in SPSS.
Practice 2: Linear regression (multiple and hierarchical) in SPSS.
Meeting 6 (9. 5. 2016)
Lecture: Analysis of variance (ANOVA).
Practice: Practicing ANOVA in SPSS.
Meeting 7 (16. 5. 2016)
Lecture 1: Analysis of categorical data.
Practice 1: Computing chi-square test, categorical data analysis in SPSS.
Lecture 2: Other non-parametric tests.
Practice 2: Other non-parametric tests in SPSS.
Meeting 8 (23. 5. 2016)
Lecture 1: Methodology and statistics. Indicators of effect size. Interpreting significance level and effect sizes. Principles of causality.
Lecture 2: Correct presentation of statistical analysis.
Practice: Practicing analysis in SPSS, figuring out practical problems we can encounter during real data analysis.
Course paper topics assignment.
Lectures, presentations by professionals
Preparation of research project/course paper
Presentation of projects and discussion
Minimum 60 points to pass the course.
Points can be combined from both specializations:
- Attending lectures and Labs (maximum one absence allowed, NOT when your article presentation/criticism is due) = 20 points
- Active participation in discussions, readiness for the articles, sending drafts + comments, = 40 points
- Final project = 40 points
- Meetings consist of theoretical lectures and practical exercises. Maximum one absence is allowed.
- Test 1 = 20 points
- Test 2 = 20 points
- Course paper = 15 points
- Fixal exam = 45 points
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The course is taught annually.
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