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Experimental Design for Social Scientists - SIMM49

7.5 credits

Course Decription

The aim of the course is to introduce the student to experimental research in the social sciences. The course covers all elements of designing experiments, including setting up research questions connected to theory, designing the structure of the experiment, selecting appropriate measurements and planning for analysis and data- handling.

The course covers natural experiments, laboratory experiments, field experiments, interventions and experiments on the web. In addition, the course also covers reproducibility/replicability, validity, reliability, and ethical issues when conducting research on humans.

Some of the concepts are illustrated by simple statistics and web-simulations.

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This course uses Live@Lund as course site. Admitted students will be able to log in to see more information.

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Course period: 2020-03-24 to 2020-05-03

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This course uses Live@Lund as a course site. Admitted students will be able to log in to see more information.

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Åse Innes-Ker
Senior lecturer, Department of Psychology

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