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Statistics for Social Research
Abbreviation: SOCBO335Load: 30(L) + 30(S) + 0(E) + 0(P) + 0(PE) + 0(ME) + 0(EE) + 0(FLE) + 0(PEE) + 0(FE) + 0(CP)
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ivan Balabanić
dr. sc. Luka Šikić
Course description: The main goal of the course is to introduce students to basic statistical concepts and techniques needed for various applications in sociology. Students, through lectures, exercises, readings and autonomous problem solving learn difference between descriptive and inferential statistics, graphical and numerical display of data, calculate and estimate average values, mod, median, learn basics in probability, learn discrete and continuous probability functions, calculate and interpret variance and standard deviation, Bernoulli, binomial, uniform, exponential, standard normal and normal probability functions. Students will be acquainted with all fundamental statistical knowledge and techniques which are being used in business practice with emphasis on interpretation of statistical parameters contained in computer outputs. Students develop statistical way of thinking and learn precise statistical manner of communication. It is expected that students demonstrate clear statistical interpretation of the results.
Lecture languages: - - -
Compulsory literature:
1. Petz, B.; Osnovne statističke metode za nematematičare; Naklada Slap, Jastrebarsko (1997)
2. Howell, D. C; Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences; Duxbury Press/ Cole Publishing Company, Ca., USA (2014)
3. Welkowitz, J.; Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Sixth Edition with SPSS 15.0 Set; John Wiley + Sons, Inc., New Jersey, USA (2008)
4. Pagano, R. R.; Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences; Brooks / Cole Publishing Company An International Thomson Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, USA (2008)
5. Sweet, S. A.; Grace-Martin K. A; Data Analysis with SPSS: A First Course in Applied Statistics (4th Edition); Pearson, USA (2012)
Recommended literature: - - -
L - Lectures
FE - Field exercises
CP - Clinical practicals
S - Seminar
E - Exercises
P - Practicum
PE - Proofreading exercises
ME - Methodology exercises
EE - Experimental exercises
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded
Copyright (c) 2006. Ministarstva znanosti, obrazovanja i športa. Sva prava zadržana.
Programska podrška (c) 2006. Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva.
Oblikovanje(c) 2006. Listopad Web Studio.
Posljednja izmjena 2020-03-30