EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1
Fall 2019
Instructor: Bryan W. Griffin ( bwgriffin@GeorgiaSouthern.edu )
My personal web pages:
http://www.bwgriffin.com
Announcement:
JASP video instructions added ,
see below in Course Index item 14
JASP - how to obtain
frequencies for numbers with decimals (added 12 Sept 2019)
Course Index (e.g., tests, activities, reading and other material to review
for each class session)
Syllabus
Course Calendar - see below.
Readings are found in Course Calendar.
Creating PDF Files
Reporting statistical results in APA style
(Word Documents so you can copy and paste tables)
Sample Test 1 (material through
one-sample t-test; note, however, for this semester Test 1 does not cover
one-sample t-test, that is found on Test 2)
Sample Test 2 (shows examples of data analysis section of Test 2 with
t-tests, correlation, and chi-square;
Sample Test 2 Answers )
Test 1: Covers content found in
Notes 1 Descriptive Statistics
Notes 2 Normal Distribution and Standard Scores
Notes 3 Statistical Inference
Notes 4 Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test.
Test 1 due 9/21.
Test 2: Covers content found in
Notes 1 through 4, and also
Notes 5a, 5b, 5c: t-tests
Notes 6 Correlation Coefficient, Pearson's r
Notes 7a, 7b: Chi-square Tests
Test 2 due
10/12.
Test 3: Covers all content found in
Notes 1 through 7, and also
Notes 8a, 8b: Regression
Notes 9 ANOVA
Notes 9d ANCOVA (may not be covered this term)
Test 3 due 12/6 .
Exercises
Table of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics:
PDF
Table
Use this table to identify which statistical test is suitable for
your data and research scenarios
Video below explains how to use this table; you should first
learn/review t-tests, Pearson r, and Chi-square tests (Notes 5, 6, and
7)
Selecting statistical
procedures (video is also found under week 8 for fall/spring
and week 3 for summer)
Video Presentation material (see page 10 for selecting correct
statistical test):
SPSS Tutorials (obtained from various on-line sources:
Dr. McKnight at U. Oklahoma,
Dr. Elvers at U. of Dayton,
Guang-Hwa Change
at Youngstown State U.)
Entering data into SPSS (variable labels, value labels,
setting variable as numeric, etc.)
Data Entry A ,
Data Entry B
Frequencies/Explore Commands (including descriptive
statistics, box plots, histograms, stem-and-leaf, etc.)
Frequencies A ,
Frequencies B ,
Stem and
Leaf , Various Graphical Displays
t-tests (one sample, independent sample, and correlated samples)
t-tests ,
independent samples t-tests
Correlation
Correlation A ,
Correlation B , For
scatter plots see Various Graphical Displays above
Chi Square
Goodness of Fit and
Test of Association ; other examples:
Goodness of Fit A ,
Goodness of Fit B (note this is a Word document),
Test of Association
Regression
Regression A ,
Regression B
ANOVA
ANOVA A
(using ONEWAY command),
ANOVA B
(using ONEWAY command),
ANOVA C (using UNIVARIATE command)
ANCOVA
ANCOVA A
JASP (free alternative to SPSS)
On-line Statistical Resources
Links to on-line statistical calculators:
http://home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/Business-stat/otherapplets/SampleSize.htm#rmenu
Course Calendar and Content
Week 1 (8/19)
Week 2 (8/26)
Continue with Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics from Week 1 above
Week 3 (9/2)
Week 4 (9/9)
Week 5 (9/16)
Test 1 covers Notes 1 through 4
Week 6 (9/23)
Week 7 (9/30)
Week 8 (10/7)
Notes 7a: Chi-square Goodness-of-fit, and
Notes 7b: Chi-square Test of Association, and
Determining Which Statistical Test to Use for Test 2
Readings and Instructional Videos for each
topic above
Test 2 cover Notes 1 to Notes 7b
Week 9 (10/14)
Week 10 (10/21)
Week 11 (10/28)
Continue with Notes 8b: Multiple Regression from Week 10 above
Week 12 (11/4)
Week 13 (11/11)
Continue with Notes 9: ANOVA from Week 12 above
Week 14 (11/18)
Notes 9d: ANCOVA - material to be revised
and not cover this semester.
Readings and Instructional Videos
Thanksgiving 25-29
Week 15 (12/2)
Continue with Notes 9d: ANCOVA from Week 14 above
Test 3 covers all material