Dieko Bakker

University College Groningen | University of Groningen

Teaching

Current teaching work

When? What? Where?
2019 - Present : Project coordination: Minor Data Wise: Collaborative data project

Overall coordinator of multiple data science projects with external partners, in a new university minor which starts in September 2019.

University minor program, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2019 - Present : Practicals: Minor Data Wise: Opinion Dynamics on the Internet

Developing and supervising computer labs on web scraping and agent-based modeling in the context of a course on opinion dynamics, personalization, digital trace data and online research methods. This course is part of the minor program Data Wise, which is due to start in September 2019.

University minor program, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2019 - Present : Practicals: Advanced Statistics

Providing assistance at computer practicals, as well as grading and giving feedback on final assignments. Students work with data on which they write their bachelor thesis.

BSc Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2019 - Present : Project supervision: Bachelor Thesis

Individual supervision of students writing their bachelor thesis in the domain of social sciences.

University College Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2018 - Present : Lecturing: Quantitative Methods for Social Sciences

Lecturing and supervising practical sessions on quantitative research methods and statistics, including: logistic regression, nonparametric methods, multilevel models, bootstrapping and permutation tests, quasi-experiments and small-N designs. Students additionally dicsuss and critique research methods from a published study.

University College Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2018 - Present : Lecturing: Statistics 2

Lecturing and supervising practical sessions on quantitative research methods and statistics, including: correlation, analysis of variance, linear regression, replicable research, ethical research. Students additionally collect and analyze their own data from a behavioral experiment.

University College Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2018 - Present : Lecturing: Statistics 1

Lecturing and supervising practical sessions on quantitative research methods and statistics, including: the empirical cycle, sources of data, validity and reliability, descriptive statistics, data visualization, methods of sampling and sampling distributions, survey design and experimental design, basic inferential statistics. Students additionally design their own experiment which will be carried out in Statistics 2.

University College Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Past teaching experience

When? What? Where?
2016 - 2018 : Lecturing: Application of Theories

Presenting one of the lectures in this course. The lecture is dedicated to micro-macro explanations, discussing how individual level theories can help explain social phenomena.

BSc Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2015 - 2018 : Project Supervision: European Values

Small group teaching to teams of second-year students working on a research projects. The project involves a a cross-national comparison based on the European Values Study. The projects teaches students how to develop an appropriate research question, come up with a well-developed theoretical answer and test the validity of their answers statistically.

BSc Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2015 - 2018 : Supervision: Bachelor Theses

Individual supervision of students writing their BSc theses.

BSc Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2015 : Project Supervision: Behavioural and Social Sciences - An Introduction

Supervision of first-year research master students who are asked to develop research proposals appropriate for a research group within the faculty.

Research Master BSS, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2010 - 2014 : Statistics practicals

Teaching statistics practicals to first-year students, using pen-and-paper excercises as well as software for statistical analyses (SPSS and Excel). Students take three statistics courses in their first year, starting with the basics of probability theory and descriptive statistics and finishing with subjects such as (logistic) multiple regression, ANOVA/ANCOVA and nonparametric tests.

BSc Sociology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

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