Course code EIE307

EIE307 Quantitative methods

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Course responsible: Dag Einar Sommervoll
Teachers: Petter Andreas Næss
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
A maximum of 20 students
Teaching exam periods:
The course is held in the January block
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2015-2016
Last time: 2017V
Preferential right:
Master studentents ILP and M-REIS
Course contents:
The course is intended for students with little formal mathematical schooling. The main topics are regression and hypothesis testing. Furthermore,how to make a survey and present summary statistics are also lectured. The participants will learn to construct regression models that capture linear as well as nonlinear relationships. Moreover, understand how to we may controle for a discrete variable as gender. The course also cover how to make a survey and present summary statistics. The student is expected to bring her own computer.  
Learning outcome:
The course provides participants with ways to present and analyze data. In particular,provides insight to choose an apropriate way toanalyze data given a specific research question.
Learning activities:
Lectures and exercises.
Teaching support:
Lecture notes
Basic knowledge of Excel
Recommended prerequisites:
It is an advantage to know elementary statisticalnotions (as found in Mattespettboka Statistikk (authorDag Einar Sommervoll).
Mandatory activity:
24 hour home exam and final oral exam
Entrance requirements:
Students from ILP
Examination details: :