METHODOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS AND STATISTICS PART A

Teacher
Massimo Grassi
Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale
massimo.grassi[at]unipd.it
SSD: M-PSI/01

Aim
The aim of the lessons will be to teach the basic concepts of the methodology that is necessary for the research with human participants therefore to build a shared vocabulary for the students of the PhD program.

Syllabus
The course will introduce how to carry on research with human participants. Which types of research is possible to carry or, what type of tools are available for the scientist, which are the most common error that scientist face when they investigate human participants. All this knowledge is necessary for understanding how to design and project, objects and applications that are human-centered. All the concepts will be also applied to user-centered quality testing.
The following is the list of contents of the course:
- research types
- variable types
- research setting
- research errors
- behavioral and non behavioral methods
- simulations

Course requirements
None

Examination modality
Questionnaire via moodle.

Schedule
- 05/12/2016, from 9:00 to 13:00
- 06/12/2016, from 9:00 to 12:00
- 07/12/2016, from 9:00 to 12:00

Location
Meeting room of HIT centre, via Luzzatti 4

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