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Term 2 Week 2

Learning objectives:

  • Understand Z-tests, t-tests and confidence intervals
  • Refresh knowledge of basic mathematical skills

Lecture:

  • Homework week 12: Read the required literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 12:
    • Agresti, A. and B. Finlay (2008) Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Chapters 5 and 6
    • Lomax, Richard G. and Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn. 2012. An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, 3rd edition. Routledge. Sections 6.4.-6.8.
    • Coolidge, Frederick L. 2012. Statistics: A Gentle Introduction. Sage. Chapters 4 and 5

Seminar:

  • Homework week 12: Read the required literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 12:
    • Gill, Jeff (2006) Essential Mathematics for Political and Social Research, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 3 to 6