ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Second cycle degree in DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: FRANCA AGNOLI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students need to have taken an Introduction to Statistics course. They should have a good command of 1) descriptive statistics; 2) basic rules of probability and probability distributions; and 3) knowledge of inferential statistics (parametric and non parametric tests).
Examination methods: Oral and written examination with open questions.
Course unit contents: Parametric effect size indices; non-parametric effect size indices.
Data management; missing data and what to do with them; methods for analyzing longitudinal data.
How to evaluate the practical importance of findings; how to present results in a meaningful way.