Measuring Behavior—Stop “guessing” and start “knowing.” Discover how to predict behavior accurately. Learn how to sample behavior, create and use ethograms, evaluate your results, and present your findings. Study how to measure changes in behavior such as frequency, intensity, duration, number of errors, speed, latency, and fluency.
The textbook for this course is Roger Abrantes’ “Measuring Behavior.“
Course level: Intermediate—Advanced.
Content of the textbook and course
Videos: “Introduction to how to measure behavior,” “Methods of sampling animal behavior,” and “Creating and using an ethogram.”
Chapter 1 Measuring learning.
Chapter 2 Designing a research project.
Chapter 3 Collecting data.
Chapter 4 Questionnaires.
Chapter 5 Analyzing data.
Chapter 6 The chi-squared test.
Chapter 7 Presenting data.
Taking the course
Studying: Watch the videos. Read the textbook (included in the course as a flipping-page online book).
One-on-one online tutoring: click “Contact Course Teacher” whenever you have any question.
Test: take the tests when you feel ready for it. You may take a test as many times as you like. Once you’ve passed the final test, you can print your duly signed and stamped course certificate.
Fee: 128 EUR. (Currency converter)