DATA ANALYSIS FOR ORGANIZATIONS (2017/2018)

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Course code
4S001378
Name of lecturer
Margherita Pasini
Coordinator
Margherita Pasini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/03 - PSYCHOMETRICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IA dal Sep 25, 2017 al Nov 11, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

(English version) DATA ANALYSIS
The course aims to provide students with an understanding of statistical concepts and the ability to conduct statistical analyses (using open source statistical packages) as used in psychological research. Topics include descriptive statistics, inferential statistics and correlational models. Basic skills will be given in designing, executing, analyzing, interpreting and reporting psychological research, mainly in the organizational context.

Syllabus

- Describing data (measures of central tendency and dispersion)
- Normal distribution and z-scores
- Sampling distribution, and hypothesis testing, power, effect sizes
- Hypothesis tests applied to means: t-tests (for independent and related samples)
- Simple Analysis of Variance (for independent and related samples)
- Factorial Analysis of Variance (between, within, and mixed models)
- Correlation and Regression
- Categorical data and chi-square

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer Introduzione alla statistica per psicologia. Con MyLab. Con e-book. Con espansione online. Pearson Education Italia 2014 9788865183847
Marilyn K. Pelosi,Theresa M. Sandifer, Paola Cerchiello, Paolo Giudici Introduzione alla statistica (seconda edizione) (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill, Milano 2009 978-88-386-6516-5
J. Welkowitz, B. Cohen, R. Ewen Statistica per le scienze del comportamento Apogeo Education 2009 9788850328635

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam. Handbooks and notes are allowed.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018