Statistical Methods in Educational Research


Days and Time: Mondays and Thursdays; 11:00-13:00 hrs


Outline of the course:


1. Preliminaries (Measurement, Variables, Sampling)

2. Descriptive Statistics (Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Distributions)

3. Inferential Statistics (Populations, Sampling Theory, t-Test)

4. Tests of Hypothesis (Chi-square test, Non-parametric tests)

5. Advanced topics (Regression, Factor Analysis)



1. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences -- A. Agresti & B. F. Agresti (main textbook)

2. Statistics in Psychology and Education -- H. E. Garrett & R. S. Woodworth

3. Foundations of Behavioural Research -- F. N. Kerlinger


Assessment: Assignments and End-semester exam

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