Wetenschappelijke Onderzoeksmethoden (INFOWO)


Schedule

Week 1 (36)

Thursday

Methods lecture M1 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Introduction to the course & Introduction to Scientific Research & Research Plan.

Literature (study): Chapters 1, 2, 3 (B), HANDOUTS
The link to the registration form is here.



Week 2 (37)

Tuesday

Statistics lecture S1 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Introduction to Statistics & Descriptive Statistics.
Literature (study): Chapters 1, 2, 3 & 4 (G&W), HANDOUTS

Practicum

Subject: Assignment to teams and groups, Brainstorm.

Thursday

Methods Lecture M2 (KBG-PANGEA)

Subjects: Literature Search & Review. Operationalisation.
Literature (study): Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7 (B), HANDOUTS

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P1a
(Use SUBMIT for submitting the deliverable. The manual for SUBMIT is here.)

Week 3 (38)

Tuesday

Statistics Lecture S2 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Scores & Probability distributions

Literature (study): Chapters 5, 6 & 7 (G&W), HANDOUTS

Practicum

Subject: Theory and problem statement / theoretical model

Thursday

Methods lecture M3 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Survey research

Literature (study): Chapter 9 (B), HANDOUTS


Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS.

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P1b

Week 4 (39)

Tuesday

Statistics lecture S3 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Hypothesis testing
Literature (study): Chapters 8 (except Section 8.6) & Section 9.1 (G&W), HANDOUTS.

Practicum

Subject: Theoretical framework & Operationalisation

Thursday

Methods lecture M4 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Reporting, Plagiarism & Fraud
Literature (read): 16 (B), HANDOUTS

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P1c

Week 5 (40)

Tuesday


11:00h - 13:00h: Intermediate exam (EDUC-ALFA)


Thursday

Statistics lecture S4 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: More t-tests

Literature (study): Chapters 9, 10 & 11 (G&W), HANDOUTS

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Sunday (!)

23:59: Deliverable P1

Week 6 (41)

Tuesday

Statistics and Methods lecture S5 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Correlation & Prediction
Literature (study): G&W 7th edition Chapter 15 excluding pages 486-488 (partial correlations);
G&W 8th edition Chapter 14 excluding pages 469-471 (partial correlations), HANDOUTS

NO practicum

Subject: fill in the online questionnaire

Thursday

Methods lecture M5 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Homogeneity & Reliability 
Literature (study): Chapter 7 (B), HANDOUTS

A link with a good overview on how to do a Cronbach alfa test is here.

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P2a

Week 7 (42)

Tuesday

Statistics lecture S6 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Subject ANOVA Literature (study): G&W 7th edition Chapter 13; G&W 8th edition Chapter 12, HANDOUTS
Literature (read): G&W 7th edition Chapter 14; G&W 8th edition Chapter 13

Practicum

Subject: Preliminary Data analysis and results

Thursday

Methods lecture M6 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Sampling design & Experimental Research

Literature (study): Chapters 8 & 10 (B), HANDOUTS

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P2b

Week 8 (43)

Tuesday

Statistics lecture S7 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Chi-squared test
Literature (study): G&W 7th edition Chapter 16; G&W 8th edition Chapter 15, HANDOUTS

Practicum

Subject: Full data analysis

Thursday

Methods lecture M7 (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Case studies & Design Research
Literature (study): Chapter 11 (B): HANDOUTS

Instruction class

EXERCISES, SOLUTIONS

Saturday

23:59: Deliverable P2c

Week 9 (44)

Tuesday

Final lecture(KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: Q&A (HANDOUTS)

Final practicum

Subject: Completion of the research project

Thursday

Lecture (KBG-ATLAS)

Subject: No lecture foreseen for this day

Instruction class

No instruction class foreseen for this day

Week 10 (45)

Tuesday


08:30h-10:30h: Final exam (EDUC-BETA)


Wednesday

23:59: Deliverable P2