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290097 PS Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for TA students, Group A (2009W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

DO 9.00-12.00 Ort: Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Termine: 8./29.10.2009; 19.11.2009; 10.12.2009; 21./28.1.2010 (Theorieteil)
DO 8.00-14.00 Ort: Kursraum A, ZID, NIG, Stiege I, Erdgeschoß (praktischer Teil)


Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is designed as an introduction into statistical data analysis for TA students in geography in their third semester.

The course will be organised in four thematical blocs:
(1) regional statistics and indices;
(2) statistical analysis of regional variations, correlations and dynamics,
(3) statistical analysis of metric survey data,
(4) statistical analysis of categorical survey data.

Registration via fronter is open monday 28th of september to monday 5th of october 2009.

Assessment and permitted materials

The following is obligatory for graduation:
(i) Regular attendence in the theoretical and exercise parts;
(ii) delivery of exercises in due time;
(iii) positiv assesment of all four exercises;
(iii) positive written exam at the end of the course (interpretation of the output of statistical analysis carried out with the data used in exercises).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course is designed for TA students in their third semester. Main targets are the mediation of basic statistical concepts and analytical tools, the acquirement of practical knowledge in handling the statistical program SPSS, the exercising of the translation of empirical questions into statistical analyses and the training of the interpretation of results.

Examination topics

The course will take place partly in classroom 5A at the department (theoretical part), partly in the computer training classroom (practical exercises and tutorials). A detailed plan with all dates is available the billboard next to my room and at the homepage http://homepage.univie.ac.at/elisabeth.aufhauser/lehrveranstaltung.htm.
Attendance is compulsory for the theoretical and exercise part.
All analytical work steps and procedures will be exercised jointly at the computer with real regional and survey data from Austria. A detailed manual will be provided to support individual pacing of learning processes.
Students will have to do excercises in statistical analysis and interpretation on their own related to each of the four thematical blocs. Two tutors will provide help. Excercises will be corrected and problems and results will be discussed jointly.

Reading list

Für die Lehrveranstaltung wird ein eigenes Skriptum zur Verfügung gestellt.
Aufhauser, Elisabeth und Gerald Röhrling (2009): Einführung in die statistische Datenanalyse für Lehramtssstudierende. Materialien zur Lehrveranstaltung. 263 Seiten. Wien: Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung, Universität Wien.

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