This course is set up as Elective course for research master students from the Graduate School for Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University.FSW rema students can register for the course at STIP, other students need to contact the teacher about participating for this course on time, i.e. before July 15.
The goals of the course are:
 Working with R and RStudio
 Acquiring basic programming skills
 Performing exploratory data analysis (e.g. plots and tables)
 Working with the Linear Model
 Understanding the Generalized Linear Model
 Make presentations of statistical analysis using R Markdown
Relation goals and assessment:
These goals are tested in two assignments. The first one involves a statistical analysis in R during class. In thist assignment students have to apply:
1. basic commands of the Rlanguage (knowledge and understanding)
2. manipulate data, make plots, and tables and perform statistical analysis with the Linear Model (applying):
3. interpret tables, plots and statistical output (judgment)
4. R packages to expand their knowledge of R (learning skills)
The second assignment involves a data analysis in groups, and a presentation of the results in class..The final grade is a weighed of the grades for these two assignments
