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)
Syllabus
Course Calendar - see below.
Readings are found in Course Calendar.
Creating PDF Files
Reporting statistical results in APA style
(Word Documents)
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 2/18.
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.
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 .
Exercises
Types of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics:
PDF
Table and written
Step-by-step Procedure
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
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 (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)
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.
Readings and Instructional Videos
Week 15 (4/29)
Continue with Notes 9d: ANCOVA from Week 14 above
Test 3 covers all material