Course: Quantitative Methodology - Advanced Design

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Course title Quantitative Methodology - Advanced Design
Course code PCH/KMPDM
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dostál Daniel, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Regression analysis factor analysis structural modeling

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Attendace - 25 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course extends students' knowledge in the area of quantitative methodology. Detailed examples of more complex research designs and multivariate (multiple regression analysis, factor analysis, structural modelling) are presented. Emphasis is placed on methods of data analysis and close links with statistics.
Student understands statistical and methodological procedures of: - basic methods of multiple regression analysis, logistic regression, linear regresseion - fundamental methods of factor analysis - structural modelling - general linear models (ANOVA, MANOVA, ANCOVA ...)
Completion of courses ZM1, ZM2 and KM. Appropriate knowledge of basic inferential statistics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Students must pass the final semestral test.
Recommended literature
  • Ferjenčík, J., & Bakalář, P. (2010). Úvod do metodologie psychologického výzkumu: jak zkoumat lidskou duši. Praha: Portál.
  • Hendl, J. (2012). Přehled statistických metod: analýza a metaanalýza dat. Praha: Portál.
  • Martin, P. R., Bateson, P. P. G., & Müller, I. (2009). Úvod do teorie a metodologie měření chování. Praha: Portál.
  • Urbánek, T., Denglerová, D., & Širůček, J. (2011). Psychometrika: měření v psychologii. Praha: Portál.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Psychology (2014) Psychology courses 1 Summer