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Course Code and Title: SOS 308-Statistical Methods in Social Sciences II

Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: Third year, Spring
Course Length: One semester, 3 hours lectures per week
Prerequisite(s): 307-Statistical Methods in Social Sciences I
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Lecturer: Dr. Ayça Gelgeç Bakacak
Course Contents:

  • Biserial and point biserial correlation
  • Regression, z and t scores, normal distribution
  • Hypothesis testing, estimation, chi-square, variance analysis

Course Objectives: By the end of this course the student will be able to use techniques related to various statistical procedures in order to develop their understanding of statistical analysis and interpretation, statistical decision making and learn techniques for estimation.
Teaching Method: Lectures
Assessment Method: Written exam (two midterms (50%) and one final exam (50%))
Recommended Reading:
İçli,Tülin. (1987). Sosyal Bilimlerde İstatistik, Ankara: H.Ü. Fen Fakültesi Basımevi.                                             
Arıcı, Hüsnü. (1981). İstatistik Yöntemler ve Uygulamalar, Ankara: Meteksan.                               

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