The course will be taught by Mehmet Mehmetoglu, who is a Professor of Research Methods in the Department of Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). His research interests include consumer psychology, evolutionary psychology and statistical methods. Mehmet has developed several Stata packages including MEDSEM, a special Stata package for statistical mediation analysis. He has also authored the book “Applied Statistics Using Stata: A Guide for the Social Sciences“.
The course will welcome you with a goody-bag that includes copies of the slides, the Stata models and code, as well as a copy of the book “Applied Statistics Using Stata: A Guide for the Social Sciences“, written by Mehmet. Please bring a laptop with Stata version 15 (or 14). If you have any questions about the course, please contact Mehment at mehmet.mehmetoglu[at]ntnu.no
This is an introductory course, so no prior knowledge is required. When the course is finished, you will:
- have a solid understanding of how to use linear regression for analysing different types of data.
- have a very good knowledge of related Stata commands and user-written packages.
- be able to use linear regression to learn several other related techniques on your own.
Is this the first time you will be using Stata? Then this course is for you! The course will include an introduction to Stata and will then cover a further 6 topics that make up the building blocks for a wide variety of analyses: