26.1840, Summer Schools: Quantitative Methods for Communication Studies / Copenhagen, Denmark
The LINGUIST List via LINGUIST
linguist at listserv.linguistlist.org
Tue Apr 7 14:13:50 UTC 2015
LINGUIST List: Vol-26-1840. Tue Apr 07 2015. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.
Subject: 26.1840, Summer Schools: Quantitative Methods for Communication Studies / Copenhagen, Denmark
Moderators: linguist at linguistlist.org (Damir Cavar, Malgorzata E. Cavar)
Reviews: reviews at linguistlist.org (Anthony Aristar, Helen Aristar-Dry, Sara Couture)
************* LINGUIST List 2015 Fund Drive *************
Please support the LL editors and operation with a donation at:
Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashley at linguistlist.org>
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:12:14
From: Laura Winther Balling [lwb.ibc at cbs.dk]
Subject: Quantitative Methods for Communication Studies / Copenhagen, Denmark
Quantitative Methods for Communication Studies / Copenhagen, Denmark
Host Institution: Copenhagen Business School
Coordinating Institution: Copenhagen Business School
Dates: 24-Aug-2015 - 28-Aug-2015
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Focus: The purpose of the course is to introduce the participants to methods and tools that will enable them to conduct sound quantitative investigations and appropriate statistical analyses in their PhD dissertations and further careers inside and outside of academia. The course is part of the PhD programme in professional intercultural communication but is of interest to all students from communication studies, linguistics and the humanities more generally who are doing or plan to do quantitative research. We focus on the practical applications of statistics and include a substantial amount of hands-on examples and exercises.
Minimum Education Level: BA
The main prerequisite is an interest in doing quantitative research. The course does not require any prior knowledge about mathematics or statistics. The starting point is questions and data sets from communication studies and linguistics, but a background in these fields is not assumed. We assume that the participants have read and worked seriously with the assigned readings and are prepared for a steep learning curve. Participants who have data from their own projects may bring them for discussion and analysis during the course but this is not a requirement.
The course is aimed at PhD students but other researchers are also welcome if there are places available.
The course will cover the following topics:
- fundamentals of quantitative research design
- quantitative methods for studying language and communication behaviour: experiments, corpora and questionnaires
- data manipulation in spread sheets and the statistics environment R (www.r-project.org)
- graphical data exploration
- basic statistical tests
- regression analyses with a focus on mixed-effect models
The course will consist of a mixture of lectures, discussions and exercises. Throughout the course, there will be a strong emphasis on practical applications and real-life data. The course will be taught in English.
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Tuition: 700 EUR
Registration: 26-Mar-2015 to 15-Jun-2015
Contact Person: Anni Olesen
Email: ao.research at cbs.dk
Apply by Email: ao.research at cbs.dk
Details about registration can be found on http://www.cbs.dk/quantitative-methods-communication-studies-24-28-august-2015.
LINGUIST List: Vol-26-1840
Visit LL's Multitree project for over 1000 trees dynamically generated
from scholarly hypotheses about language relationships:
More information about the LINGUIST