EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1

Fall 2020

Instructor: Bryan W. Griffin (
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Welcome to EDUR 8131.

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 so you can copy and paste tables)
  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
  9. Test 2: Covers content found in
  10. Test 3: Covers all content found in
  11. Table of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics: PDF Table
  12. SPSS Tutorials are provided in the instructional videos for this course. Below are PDF files showing SPSS instruction.
  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)
            ANCOVA A
  9. These PDF files were obtained from the following sources:
  1. JASP (free alternative to SPSS)

Course Calendar and Content

Week 1 (8/17)

Week 2 (8/24)

Week 3 (8/31)

Week 4 (9/7)

Week 5 (9/14)

Test 1 covers Notes 1 through 4

Week 6 (9/21)

Week 7 (9/28)

Week 8 (10/5)

Test 2 cover Notes 1 to Notes 7b

Week 9 (10/12)

Week 10 (10/19)

Week 11 (10/26)

Week 12 (11/2)

Week 13 (11/9)

Week 14 (11/16)

November 11/23 to 3/27 Thanksgiving Break

Week 15 (11/30)

Test 3 covers all material