Critically Analyze Research and Results Using R. Learn to recognize sloppy science, perform solid research and do appropriate data analysis.
About This Specialization
Identify interesting questions, analyze data sets, and correctly interpret results to make solid, evidence-based decisions. This Specialization covers research methods, design and statistical analysis for social science research questions. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by developing your own research question, gathering data, and analyzing and reporting on the results using statistical methods.
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计量方法Upcoming session: Jun 4
- 8 weeks, 4-5 hours/week
- English, Chinese (Simplified)
About the CourseDiscover the principles of solid scientific methods in the behavioral and social sciences. Join us and learn to separate sloppy science from solid research! This course will cover the fundamental principles of science, some history and philo
定性研究方法Upcoming session: Jun 4
About the Course本课程将介绍社会科学中质性研究的基础理念。你将会学习用质性研究方法进行数据收集、描述、分析和解释。质性研究通常是一个不断迭代演进的过程。我们会重点关注研究过程所需的要素：数据收集与分析。学习本课程不只是需要观看视频，我们会留作业督促你通过观察和访谈进行数据收集，并对所收集的数据进行分析和解释。课程中我们会讨论到质性研究中最重要的概念，诸如质性研究的准则、高质量的实践、道德准则，并记录一些分析方法和混合方法的使用。我们希望同
统计基础Upcoming session: Jun 18
- 8 weeks of study, week 1: 3-6 hours; week 2-8: 1-3 hours/week.
About the CourseUnderstanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also pre
推论统计Current session: May 21
- 7 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
About the CourseInferential statistics are concerned with making inferences based on relations found in the sample, to relations in the population. Inferential statistics help us decide, for example, whether the differences between groups that we see in our data ar
社会科学期末研究项目Upcoming session: Jun 4
- 6 weeks of project work; week 1-3: 3-5 hours / week; week 4-6: 4 - 8 hours / week
About the Capstone ProjectThe Final Research Project consists of a research study that you will perform in collaboration with fellow learners. Together you will formulate a research hypothesis and design, come up with operationalizations, create manipulation and mea
Emiel van Loon
Annemarie Zand Scholten
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