Advanced Statistical Methods, 6 credits

Avancerad statistik, 6 hp

729A25

Main field of study

Cognitive Science

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Single subject and programme course

Examiner

Rachel Ellis

Course coordinator

Rachel Ellis

Director of studies or equivalent

Örjan Dahlström
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
F7MKS Master Programme in Cognitive Science 2 (Spring 2020) 202014-202023 Swedish Linköping E

Main field of study

Cognitive Science

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Master Programme in Cognitive Science

Entry requirements

For admission to the course, the specific entry requirements that apply for
The master's education in Cognitive Science must be satisfied. 

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should on advanced level be able to
- chose, motivate their choice and critically evaluate statistical analysis methods in relation to research questions
- perform, interpret and report analysis of variance, regression analysis and factor analysis on data arranged to fit these analysis methods
- perform, interpret and report one of the above mentioned analysis methods on real world messy data
- describe and perform statistical analysis methods so that they are reproducible.

Course content

The following is studied in the course
- choice of analysis methods
- analysis of variance
- regression analysis
- factor analysis
- interaction effects
- reproducibility of analysis
- open data
- presentation of results in journals 

Teaching and working methods

Teaching primarily takes the form of lectures, assignments, seminars, and independent studies. 

Examination

The course is examined through assignments and through presentation of an own analysis.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades. 

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Grades

Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande
Code Name Scope Grading scale
EXAM Examination 6 credits U, G, VG

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