Bi1001 Questionnaire Survey in Anthropology

Faculty of Science
Spring 2013
Extent and Intensity
0/1. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Tomáš Zeman, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Marie Budíková, Dr. (seminar tutor)
doc. PaedDr. Marie Blahutková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Miroslav Králík, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Tomáš Zeman, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Anthropology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
MAS10c Application of stats in antrop
In the spring 2013 semester exemptions will be granted. Students who meet the prerequisite will be given priority.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
Course objectives
Many researches in biological anthropology are utilizing a questionnaire survey. The goal of the subject is to familiarize students with it´s basic concepts and laws. In the exercises, students will try out three commonly used questionnaires: 2 of them standardized for the population of the Czech Republic (Eysenck Personality Questionnaire, SUPSO) and 1 non-standardized (TE-ZA-DO). They will learn to assess these questionnaires and correctly interpret obtained results. Then they will be also able to process obtained data statistically. During exercises, the basic concepts of personality psychology will be clarified as well as legislation restricting questionnaire survey.
Syllabus
  • 1) Basic terms of personality psychology, basic principles of the questionnaire survey, a standardized questionnaire, personality inquiry, legislation restricting survey, copyrights to the questionnaires
  • 2) Personality, temperament
  • 3) Completion of Eysenck Personality Questionnaire
  • 4) Assessment and interpretation of Eysenck Personality Questionnaire
  • 5) Completion of TE-ZA-DO questionnaire
  • 6) Assessment and interpretation of TE-ZA-DO questionnaire
  • 7) Psychical experiences and states, psychical load, completion of SUPSO questionnaire
  • 8) Assessment and interpretation of SUPSO questionnaire
  • 9) Creating the obtain results database, principles of statistical evaluation of obtained data
  • 10) Methodology of questionnaire creation, factor analysis, standardization
  • 11) Factor analysis, demonstration on real example
  • 12) Statistical evaluation of data from real research performed in R software – hypotheses testing
  • 13) Statistical evaluation of data from real research performed in R software – factor analysis
Literature
  • HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum : základní teorie, metody a aplikace. 3. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2012. 407 s. ISBN 9788026202196. info
  • BUDÍKOVÁ, Marie, Maria KRÁLOVÁ and Bohumil MAROŠ. Průvodce základními statistickými metodami (Guide to basic statistical methods). vydání první. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2010. 272 pp. edice Expert. ISBN 978-80-247-3243-5. URL info
  • HEBÁK, Petr. Vícerozměrné statistické metody 3. Praha: Informatorium, 2005. ISBN 80-7333-039-3. info
  • SMÉKAL, Vladimír. Pozvání do psychologie osobnosti. Člověk v zrcadle vědomí a jednání. (Invitation to personality psychology. A man in the mirror of conscioussness and activity.). 2., opravené vydání. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2004. 523 pp. Studium. ISBN 80-86598-65-9. info
  • MIKŠÍK, Oldřich. Psychologická charakteristika osobnosti. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2001. 257 s. ISBN 8024602407. info
Assessment methods
Credit will be granted on the base of verbal interpretation of chosen questionnaire which will be previously assessed by student. 3 absences are allowed.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.

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