Disciplines

Research design for Experimental Linguists - Uil OTS

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Humanities
Course code
S33
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 200.00
Level
Advanced Bachelor
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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) testing, and how methodology and statistics relate to each other. This discussion-based course will teach you to make funded decisions throughout the research process, and consequently conduct better research with valid and reliable outcomes.

The focus of this course is mainly on research methodology, which is the foundation of a scientific study. This starts with a research question. Formulating a research question and other important steps in the research process will be discussed and practiced in interactive (group) exercises. Next to methodological issues, statistical concepts like probability, hypothesis testing and power will be discussed. Last but not least, some basic statistical tests will be discussed. On the last day everything is put together in a class exercise.

This course is offered by the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, the home of linguistic and communications research at Utrecht University.

This course is part of the preparations for entrance into the RMA Linguistics at Utrecht University.

Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Kirsten Schutter, MSc

Lecturers

Piet van Tuijl MSc

Course aim

Learn to make funded decisions throughout a quantitative research process

Study load

Daily 2 1/2 hour session; max one hour homework per day.

Costs

Course fee
€ 200.00
Housing fee
€ 200.00

Housing through Utrecht Summer School

Discount of €50 if combined with at least one more Linguistics course whose title includes mention of UiL OTS and for which the full amount is paid.

If this is the 2nd week you are using Utrecht Summerschool housing, the housing fee is €150.

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School does not offer scholarships for this course.

Application

A motivation letter is required from non-EU residents. You can send it via email to the course director.

More information

Piet van Tuijl T: +31 (0)30 253 6060 E: p.vantuijl@uu.nl

Registration

Application deadline: 31 July 2019