Statistics for the humanities (2019/2020)

Course code
4S007300
Name of lecturer
Chiara Mazzi
Coordinator
Chiara Mazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SECS-S/01 - STATISTICS
Language of instruction
English
Period
Sem 2A dal Feb 17, 2020 al Mar 28, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide the basic knowledge of the methods of statistical analysis and their application and interpretation in the psycholinguistic field, starting from the organization and analysis of real databases. The main concepts of statistical reasoning, both descriptive and inferential, will be presented and discussed, providing the student with the operational tools that make it able to carry out simple statistical analyses in the field of experimental linguistics and human sciences, interpreting and presenting the results in a critical way. Expected results: - Organize a set of real data and recognize its type and structure. - Identify the optimal tools to be applied in the empirical analysis of a database. -Apply the main methods of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. - Critically interpret the results of a statistical analysis, contextualizing them with reference to the real situation under examination in experimental linguistics. - Present the results of the analyses in an effective and appropriate manner.