Social Sciences summer courses

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Applied Bayesian Statistics

This 4-day course zooms in on the key concepts of Bayesian Statistics and advanced techniques for data-analysis. Topics that are covered include: Bayes’ theorem, Gibbs sampling, the Metropolis-Hasting...

15-April-2019 - 18-April-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD level

Mplus: How to get started? (April)

A compact 1-day workshop on using Mplus to get you started. We will focus on how to get the syntax running; how to avoid common mistakes; how to interpret the output file and how to deal with error m...

16-April-2019 - 16-April-2019
0.5 ECTS
€ 200.00
PhD level

What does it mean to Decolonize? The Consumption of Life and the Regeneration of the Communal

The 10th anniversary of the Middelburg Decolonial Summer School, will explore the growing frustrations and disenchantments in face of the failed promises of modernity and development. The themes that ...

18-June-2019 - 04-July-2019
6.0 ECTS
€ 1260.00
Master level

Introduction to GIS for Human and Behavioral Scientists

The objective of the course is to provide students, that have a background in social, human or behavioral sciences, with an introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems). This course aims at hi...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Land Governance for Development

Large-scale acquisition of land in the global South has received a great deal of interest in the last few years. Especially following the food crisis (2003-08), and stimulated by the growing demand fo...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 560.00
Master level

Hypothesis Evaluation: P-Values, Bayes Factor, and Information Criteria

This 4-day course discusses the evaluation of theory-based hypotheses using p-values, the Bayes factor, and information criteria. There will be attention for contemporary phenomena, like publication b...

08-July-2019 - 11-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 550.00
Bachelor level

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus

We offer a 5-day course on how to perform basic SEM analyses using Mplus. The main objective of this course is to learn how to analyse several models with Mplus (e.g., path models, multiple group mode...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Psychodiagnostics: Theory and Skills Training

This summer Utrecht University offers you a 'bridging' course in psychodiagnostics, in order to overcome deficiencies in psychodiagnostics and assessment for entering the master course Clini...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 750.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Alternative Education: Having Confidence in Children!

In this course, you will discover and discuss a different views on learning and teaching and on the development of children. Through expert meetings, school visits and workshops we will teach you the ...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 595.00
Bachelor level

Neurocognitive Methods in Infant and Toddler Research

The goal of this summer course is to acquaint young scientist with frequently applied methods in brain, cognition and behaviour research with infants and toddlers. Examples of methods are EEG, eyetrac...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 250.00
PhD level

Futuring for Sustainability

What we do in the present is profoundly influenced by our expectations of our futures. Join us for an interactive course to understand how techniques of futuring contribute to realizing societal trans...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 750.00
Master level

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

This course will teach you the theoretical basics of multilevel modeling and some important methodological and statistical issues. You will also learn how to analyze multilevel data sets with the HLM ...

10-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
Master level

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

Migration has made European countries ethnically and culturally more diverse. While migrants try to find their way in a new and sometimes hostile environment, host populations also have to adapt to mi...

15-July-2019 - 26-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 630.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Sense making of GPS Data in a GIS environment

This course focuses on analysis of outdoor movements in space and transport network based distances. The objective is to provide students with insight in the principles of sense making of GPS Dat...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 300.00
Master level

Advanced course on using Mplus

This is a five-day course on structural equation modeling (SEM) using Mplus. If you already know how to analyse your data in Mplus, but want to learn more about what you are actually doing, and especi...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Advanced Master level

Advanced Multilevel Analysis

This three day course will teach you advanced topics in multilevel modelling. The three-day course builds upon the contents of the other summer school course “Introduction to multilevel analysis”. It ...

15-July-2019 - 17-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
PhD level

Data Science: Statistical Programming with R

R is rapidly becoming the standard platform for data analysis. This course offers an elaborate introduction into statistical programming in R. Students learn to operate R, form pipelines for data anal...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Contemporary and International Conflict Management

Conflict management has become a prominent field of inquiry and practice in three main areas: scholarly, policy-oriented, and operational. In this setting, the course aims to enhance understanding of ...

15-July-2019 - 26-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 780.00
Bachelor level

Qualitative Research Catalogue: An Overview of Three Methods

This course gives a bird’s eye view of the fundamentals of three qualitative research methods – Case study research, Grounded theory, and Ethnography. The purpose of this course is therefore to answer...

15-July-2019 - 17-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
PhD level

Data Science: Multiple imputation in practice

This 4-day course teaches you the basics in solving your own missing data problems appropriately. Participants will learn how to form imputation models, how to combine data sets, how to model non-resp...

22-July-2019 - 25-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 550.00
Master level

Data Science: Data Analysis and Visualization

The course Data science: Data analysis and visualization offers a range of statistical and graphical techniques to uncover hidden structures in the data, including machine learning and data mining tec...

29-July-2019 - 02-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Demographics and Migration Crisis in Trump-era

Demographics, Migration Crisis in Trump-Era is a two week summer course that examines trends in global demographics, migration and migration policies today from interdisciplinary perspectives. Shifts ...

05-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 780.00
Advanced Bachelor level

The Biology of Language: Language Evolution - Uil OTS

Humans have ‘language’, animals do not. In this course we investigate on the basis of what evidence we can make such a claim. What exactly is language? Can we can say that animals do not have a facult...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Bilingualism - UiL OTS

Ask someone their opinion on bilingualism and you are likely to hear statements such as: learning two languages from birth confuses children and impairs their cognitive development', 'Bilingual childr...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Introduction to Generative Syntax - UiL OTS

In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of generative linguistics, the theoretical framework evolved from and based on Noam Chomsky’s work. The formal tools of generative linguistics...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Applied Multivariate Analysis

This summer school course ''Applied Multivariate Analysis'' offers hands-on experience using SPSS for the most frequently encountered multivariate statistical techniques in the social and behavioural ...

12-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 550.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Developmental Psychopathology and Psychological Assessment in Youth

This course provides students with theoretical knowledge on developmental psychopathology. Students acquire knowledge on most common problems in youth, age specific characteristics of psychopathology ...

12-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
ECTS
€ 900.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Modeling the dynamics of intensive longitudinal data

This is a five-day course on how to study dynamics in intensive longitudinal data, such as ambulatory assessments (AA), experience sampling method (ESM) data, ecological momentary assessments (EMA), r...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD level

Research design for Experimental Linguists - Uil OTS

This course is essential for experimental linguists. In this course you will learn about important aspects of a quantitative study design (research methodology), the basics of statistical (hypothesis)...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Psycholinguistics - UiL OTS

The course offers an introduction to Artificial Grammar Learning, a methodology used to study the learning mechanisms that human beings possess, which allow them to effortlessly (and often subconsciou...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Introduction to Semantics in L1 and L2 Acquisition - UiL OTS

This course introduces the basics of (formal) semantics and first and second language (L1/L2) acquisition as well as the interface between them. Days 1 and 2 are devoted to the introduction of a broad...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing

Changes in technology and society strongly influence modern survey research. This course covers the essentials of modern survey methodology and analysis and is organized by the Department of Methodolo...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

In this course you will get familiar with theories concerning communication, conflict and conflict styles but the main focus of the course is to practice skills and acquire insight in your own conflic...

19-August-2019 - 29-August-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 950.00
Bachelor level

Survey Research: Statistical Analysis and Estimation

The course is based on a total survey error perspective and discusses the major sources of survey error. Participants will be presented with tools for detection and adjustment of such errors. Analysis...

26-August-2019 - 30-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Statistics

A highly interactive 5-day course gently introducing Bayesian estimation for linear regression analysis, factor analysis, mediation analysis with manifest and latent variables, and longitudinal growth...

26-August-2019 - 30-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD level

Advanced Survey Design

This 4-day course in ‘advanced survey design’ takes students beyond the introductory courses offered in BA and MA programmes, and will discuss the state of the art in both the design of surveys, and t...

02-September-2019 - 05-September-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 550.00
PhD level

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