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School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Course unit
PSYCHOMETRICS (C.I.)
PSP5070167, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
PS2192, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PSYCHOMETRICS (C.I.)
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANDREA SPOTO M-PSI/03

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
PSP5070169 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A) ANDREA SPOTO
PSP5070168 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. B) ANDREA SPOTO

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period  
Year  
Teaching method frontal

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No particular prerequisites are needed
Target skills and knowledge: The course is aimed at introducing basic concepts and methods of Psychometrics.

More specifically, the contents of the course are the following:

- Basic set theory
- Foundations of relations and functions theories; measurement scales
- Combinatorics and probability theories
- Discrete and continuous probability distributions
- Descriptive statistics
- Basic principles of statistical inference
- z test, t test
- chi-squared test
- Correlation
- Basic principles of analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Examination methods: The exam will be on computer
Assessment criteria: The evaluation will take into account both the correct solution of the exercises, and the logical sequence of concepts that underlie the exercise. The comments to the results will be considered too.