Descriptive Statistics

Descriptive Statistics

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Komidar Luka, izr. prof. dr. Podlesek Anja

Content

Basic concepts in statistics and psychological measurement (type of variables, levels of measurement, notation). Entrying data into a database and data validation. Data ordering and frequency distributions. Basic forms of graphical and tabular presentation of the results, APA standards for the presentation of the results. Basic concepts of probability, probability distributions (binomial, normal). Univariate descriptive statistics (central tendency measures and relative numbers, measures of dispersion, the shape of the distribution). Position in the group (percentile ranks and percentiles, z-values, transformation of the results). Linear correlation and regression. Various correlation coefficients.