Statistics 1

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode GESTAT1
Vaknaam Statistics 1
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b

Uitgebreide vaknaam Statistics 1
Leerdoelen - select appropriate sampling techniques, and appropriate (spatial) descriptive and single / two / paired samples inferential statistical techniques, taking into account the type of variables and their characteristics, and the research design
- apply these techniques using software such as SPSS and / or a calculator
- interpret the results
- report and reflect on method, data, results
Omschrijving Statistics 1 (GESTAT1) provides students with the skills to correctly select, apply and interpret a variety of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques. The course covers levels of measurement, (spatial) sampling, tables and figures, (spatial) measures of centrality and dispersion, central limit theorem, z‐score, z‐test, t‐test and non‐parametric alternatives, binomial test and difference of proportion test. Also, the course covers the principles of research data management. Use of SPSS is part of this course.
Uren per week 5
Onderwijsvorm Computer practicals, Lectures, Seminars
Toetsvorm Active participation, Examination with multiple choice questions digital, Examination with open questions digital, Individual assignments digital
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. V.A. Venhorst
Docent(en) dr. D. Mantegazzi ,dr. V.A. Venhorst
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Elementary Statistics for Geographers, Third Edition. Guilford Press, New York, NY, USA James E. Burt, Gerald M. Barber, and David L. Rigby (2009) 9781572304840 ca. €  65,00
Syllabus containing a set of additional notes, available through Nestor.
Opmerkingen Participation is open only to FSS students.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Human Geography & Planning  (Basic programme Human Geography & Planning) 1 semester I b verplicht
BSc Spatial Planning and Design  (Basic programme BSc Spatial Planning and Design) 1 semester I b verplicht
Pre-master programmes FSS  (Pre-master Cultural Geography) - semester I b verplicht
Pre-master programmes FSS  (Pre-master Economic Geography) - semester I b verplicht
Pre-master programmes FSS  (Pre-master Society, Sustainability and Planning) - semester I b verplicht
Pre-master programmes FSS  (Pre-master Real Estate Studies) - semester I b verplicht
Pre-master programmes FSS  (Pre-master Environmental and Infrastructure Planning) - semester I b verplicht