EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1
(16 and 8 Week Formats)

Fall 2013

Instructor: Bryan W. Griffin (bwgriffin@GeorgiaSouthern.edu)
My personal web pages: http://coe.georgiasouthern.edu/foundations/bwgriffin/

 

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

  1. Syllabus
  2. Creating PDF Files
  3. Course Reading Assignments
  4. Course Calendar
  5. Reporting statistical results in APA style
  6. Sample Test 1 (material through one-sample t-test)
  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, 2, 3, and 4. Test 1 may be posted as early as September 19.
  9. Test 2: Covers content found in Notes 1 through 7. Test 2 may be as early as October 10.
  10. Test 3: Covers all content found in Notes 1 through 9d. Test 3 may be posted by December 5 and responses due December 12.
  11. Exercises
  1. Central Tendency, Variability, Graphical Displays (with answers)
  2. Displaying Data (with answers)
  3. Z scores, Percentile Ranks, and Z test (with answers)
  4. One and Two Samples t-test  (answers)
  5. Correlated Samples t-test (answers)
  6. One Sample, Two Samples, and Correlated t-tests (with answers)
  7. Correlation (answers)
  8. Chi-square (with answers)
  9. ANOVA (answers note this is a Word Document)
  10. Regression (see regression notes)
  11. ANCOVA (to be added)
  1.  Notes and Videos
  1. Notes 1 Descriptive Statistics  
  2. Notes 2 Normal Distribution and Standard Scores
  3. Notes 3 Statistical Inference
  4. Notes 4 Hypothesis Testing and One Sample Z Test
  5. Notes 5a One Sample t-test (notes displayed in videos linked below)  
  6. Notes 5b Independent Samples t-test (notes displayed in videos linked below)
  7. Notes 5c Correlated Samples t-test (notes displayed in videos linked below) 
  8. Notes 6 Correlation
  9. Notes 7a Chi-square Goodness-of-fit
  10. Notes 7b Chi-square Test of Association 
  11. Notes 8a Simple Regression
  12. Notes 8b Multiple Regression
  13. Notes 9 ANOVA 
  14. Supplemental Reading:
  15. Notes 9d ANCOVA Sample Data
  1. Types of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics: PDF Table and written Step-by-step Procedure 
  2. 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 (these two links will soon be lost); 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
  1. On-line Statistical Resources
  2. Course Assessment Questionnaire (may be used to collect data to illustrate statistical analysis)
  3. Links to on-line statistical calculators: http://home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/Business-stat/otherapplets/SampleSize.htm#rmenu 

Course Reading Assignments

Topic  Course Notes
and Videos
Moore & McCabe
5th ed.
Moore, McCabe, & Craig
6th ed.
Moore, McCabe, & Craig
7th ed.
1. Measurement (scales, variables) Notes 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
2. Hypotheses Notes 1 Pages 402-403 Pages 374-376 Pages 362-364
3. Overview of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics Notes 1 Chapter 3 (sampling) Chapter 3 (sampling) Chapter 3 (sampling)
4. Displaying Data with Graphs Notes 1 Chapters 1, 2 Chapters 1, 2 Chapters 1, 2
5. Percentile Ranks Notes 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
6. Central Tendency Notes 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
7. Variability Notes 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
8. Standard Scores Notes 2 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
9. Normal Curve and Probability Notes 2 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
10. Hypothesis Testing Notes 3 and Notes 4 Chapter 5, 6 Chapter 5, 6 Chapter 5, 6
11. One sample z-test Notes 4 Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Chapter 6
12. t-test (one-sample, independent samples, correlated) Notes 5a, 5b, and 5c Chapter 7 Chapter 7 Chapter 7
13. Correlation (Pearson r) Notes 6 Chapter 2, 10 Chapter 2, 10 Chapter 2, 10
14. Chi-square (c2) (test for association) Notes 7a and 7b Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Chapter 9
15. Regression Notes 8a and 8b Chapter 2, 10, 11 Chapter 2, 10, 11 Chapter 2, 10, 11
16. ANOVA Notes 9 Chapter 12 Chapter 12 Chapter 12
17. ANCOVA (time permitting) Notes 9d --- --- ---

   


Course Calendar (tentative projection of content coverage; will be revised throughout term)

Fall and Spring Semester   Summer Semester

Session 1 (8/22): 6:00pm to 7:15pm 

  1. Syllabus 
  2. Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics
 

Session 1 (May 20 and 21): 5:00pm to ... 

  1. Syllabus 
  2. Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics
  3. Perhaps begin Notes 2

Session 2 (8/29): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics
  2. Notes 2: Normal Distribution and Standard Scores
 

Session 2 (May 22 and 23): 5:00pm to ...

  1. Notes 2: Normal Distribution and Standard Scores
  2. Notes 3: Statistical Inference

Session 3 (9/5): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 2: Normal Distribution and Standard Scores
  2. Notes 3: Statistical Inference
 

Session 3 (May 27 and 28): 5:00pm to ...

Note -- no class Monday May 27, so Monday's chat will be held Tuesday and recorded for later viewing.

  1. Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z tes
  2. Notes 5a: One-sample t-test
  3. Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test

Session 4 (9/12): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 3
  2. Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test
  Test 1 posted sometime after Session 3 (assuming Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test is completed, otherwise Test 1 posted after Session 4)

Session 5 (9/19): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test
  2. Notes 5a: One-sample t-test
  3. Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test
 

Session 4 (May 29 and 30): 5:00pm to ...

  1. Notes 5c: Correlated Samples t-test
  2. Notes 6: Correlation 
  3. Notes 7: Chi-square

Test 1 posted sometime after Session 5 (assuming Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test is completed, otherwise Test 1 posted after Session 6)

 

Session 5 (June 3 and 4): 5:00pm to ...

  1. Notes 7: Chi-square
  2. Notes 8a: Simple Regression

Session 6 (9/26): 6:00pm to 7:15pm 

  1. Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test
  2. Notes 5c: Correlated Samples t-test
  3. Notes 6: Correlation 
  Test 2 posted sometime after Session 5 or 6 (once coverage of Notes 7: Chi-square is complete)

Session 7 (10/3): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 6: Correlation
  2. Notes 7: Chi-square
 

Session 6 (June 5 and 6): 5:00pm to ...

  1. Notes 8b: Multiple Regression

Session 8 (10/10): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 7: Chi-square
  2. Notes 8a: Simple Regression
 

Session 7 (June 10 and 11): 5:00pm to ...

  1. Notes 8b: Multiple Regression
  2. Notes 9: ANOVA

Test 2 posted sometime after Session 7, 8, or 9 (once coverage of Notes 7: Chi-square is complete)

 

Session 8 (June 12 and 13): 5:00pm to ... 

  1. Notes 9: ANOVA
  2. Notes 9d: ANCOVA

Session 9 (10/17): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 8a: Simple Regression
 

Test 3 will be posted about a week before the due date

Test 3 responses due June 20

Session 10 (10/24): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 8a: Simple Regression
  2. Notes 8b: Multiple Regression
   

Session 11 (10/31): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 8b: Multiple Regression
  2. Notes 9: ANOVA
   

Session 12 (11/7): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 8b: Multiple Regression
  2. Notes 9: ANOVA
   

Session 13 (11/14): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 9: ANOVA
  2. Notes 9d: ANCOVA
   

Session 14 (11/21): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 9: ANOVA
  2. Notes 9d: ANCOVA
   
11/28 Thanksgiving, no class
   

Session 15 (12/5): 6:00pm to 7:15pm

  1. Notes 9d: ANCOVA
   

Test 3 will be posted about a week before the due date

Test 3 responses due 12/12.

   
     
     

 


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