Statistical Consulting to Behavioral Scientists

 

 Lecturers Robert Zwitser & Elise Dusseldorp
 Email r.j.zwitser@uva.nl
 Venue University of Amsterdam & Leiden University
 Mandatory/elective Mandatory
 ECTS 3
 Objectives The student is able to:

  • Communicate effectively with a client as a statistical consultant
  • Translate the substantive research question of a client into a question that can be answered by a statistical method;
  • Adapt the communication about statistics to the level of the client (two different types of clients will be addressed: researchers and business people)
  • Present results from data analyses in a clear way and in the language of the client (by means of a short presentation);
  • Solve a research problem under time pressure;
 Examination Attendance