﻿ EDUR 8131

EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1

Spring 2019

Instructor: Bryan W. Griffin (bwgriffin@GeorgiaSouthern.edu)
My personal web pages:
http://www.bwgriffin.com

Course Index (e.g., tests, activities, reading and other material to review for each class session)

1. Syllabus
2. Course Calendar - see below.
3. Readings are found in Course Calendar.
4. Creating PDF Files
5. Reporting statistical results in APA style (Word Documents)
6. 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)
7. Sample Test 2 (shows examples of data analysis section of Test 2 with t-tests, correlation, and chi-square; Sample Test 2 Answers)
8. 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 2/18.
9. 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 3/11.
10. 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 5/4.
11. Exercises
12. Types of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics: PDF Table and written Step-by-step Procedure
13. 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.)
1. Entering data into SPSS (variable labels, value labels, setting variable as numeric, etc.)
Data Entry A, Data Entry B
2. Frequencies/Explore Commands (including descriptive statistics, box plots, histograms, stem-and-leaf, etc.)
Frequencies A, Frequencies B, Stem and Leaf, Various Graphical Displays
3. t-tests (one sample, independent sample, and correlated samples)
t-tests, independent samples t-tests
4. Correlation
Correlation A, Correlation B, For scatter plots see Various Graphical Displays above
5. 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
6. Regression
Regression A, Regression B
7. ANOVA
ANOVA A (using ONEWAY command), ANOVA B (using ONEWAY command), ANOVA C (using UNIVARIATE command)
8. ANCOVA
ANCOVA A
14. On-line Statistical Resources

Course Calendar and Content

Week 1 (1/14)

Week 2 (1/21)

• Continue with Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics from Week 1 above

Week 3 (1/28)

Week 4 (2/4)

Week 5 (2/11)

Test 1 covers Notes 1 through 4

Week 6 (2/18)

Week 7 (2/25)

Week 8 (3/4)

• Notes 7a: Chi-square Goodness-of-fit
• Notes 7b: Chi-square Test of Association
• Determining Which Statistical Test to Use for Test 2

Test 2 cover Notes 1 to Notes 7b

Week 9 (3/11)

March 18-22 Spring Break

Week 10 (3/25)

Week 11 (4/1)

• Continue with Notes 8b: Multiple Regression from Week 10 above

Week 12 (4/8)

Week 13 (4/15)

• Continue with Notes 9: ANOVA from Week 12 above

Week 14 (4/22)

• Notes 9d: ANCOVA - material to be revised and not cover this semester.