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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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TIEVS53 Experimental Research in Interactive Technology 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Computer Sciences
Person in charge
Preceding studies
Introduction to statistics and Thesis course or corresponding courses.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2012 – 2015


Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

General description

The course is suitable for beginning doctoral students and late stage MSc. students. This course is highly recommended if the plan is to do experimental work in the MSc. thesis.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student:
- Knows basics of experimental research
- Can plan simple experiments and analyze the results using appropriate statistical tests
- Understands the requirements to comply research ethics
- Can create a structured report according to scientific tradition


The course will consist of lectures on basics of experimental research, research ethics, overview of basic statistical methods, and scientific reporting. These are practiced in group work. In addition students learn course literature, and need to take a written exam.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, a small study carried out as a group work, course literature, and written exam.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

See the course homepage http://www.uta.fi/sis/tie/erit/

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences