University of Warsaw, Experimental Social Psychology Specialization

Advanced Statistical Methods: Continuous Variables (Lecture)

Syllabus Winter 2011

Instructor: Dr. Irina Tomescu-Dubrow

Course Description:

This course is designed for students who have a background in quantitative methods for the social sciences. Students should be familiar with descriptive statistics, testing differences between two and more means, and OLS regression analysis.

Basic outline of the course:

Linear Regression and Correlation – Review

Multiple Regression and Correlation

Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Comparing Groups: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Model Building with Multiple Regression

Structural Equation Modeling

Multi-Level Modeling

This course will feature a series of guest lectures by Prof. Dr. hab. Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Professor of Sociology and Courtesy Professor of Political Science, the Ohio State University, USA.