EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1
(16 Week Format)

Spring 2013

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

 

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Look here for changes to course content or calendar.


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 2/12 or 2/19.
  9. Test 2: Covers content found in Notes 1 through 7. Test 2 may be as early as 3/5 or 3/12.
  10. Test 3: Covers all content found in Notes 1 through 9d. Test 3 may be posted by 4/27 and responses due 5/7.
  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 (revised Fall 2012)
  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 Moore & McCabe
5th ed.
Moore, McCabe, & Craig
6th ed.
Moore, McCabe, & Craig
7th ed.
1. Measurement (scales, variables) Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
2. Hypotheses Pages 402-403 Pages 374-376 Pages 362-364
3. Overview of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics Chapter 3 (sampling) Chapter 3 (sampling) Chapter 3 (sampling)
4. Displaying Data with Graphs Chapters 1, 2 Chapters 1, 2 Chapters 1, 2
5. Percentile Ranks Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
6. Central Tendency Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
7. Variability Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
8. Standard Scores Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
9. Normal Curve and Probability Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1
10. Hypothesis Testing Chapter 5, 6 Chapter 5, 6 Chapter 5, 6
11. One sample z-test Chapter 6 Chapter 6 Chapter 6
12. t-test (one-sample, independent samples, correlated) Chapter 7 Chapter 7 Chapter 7
13. Correlation (Pearson r) Chapter 2, 10 Chapter 2, 10 Chapter 2, 10
14. Chi-square (c2) (test for association) Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Chapter 9
15. Regression Chapter 2, 10, 11 Chapter 2, 10, 11 Chapter 2, 10, 11
16. ANOVA Chapter 12 Chapter 12 Chapter 12
17. ANCOVA (time permitting) --- --- ---

   


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

Session 1 (1/15): 5:30pm to 6:45pm 

  1. Syllabus 
  2. Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics

Session 2 (1/22): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 3 (1/29): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 4 (2/5): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

  1. Notes 3
  2. Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test

Session 5 (2/12): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

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 6 (2/19): 5:30pm to 6:45pm 

  1. Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test
  2. Notes 5c: Correlated Samples t-test
  3. Notes 6: Correlation 

Session 7 (2/26): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 8 (3/5): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

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

Session 9 (3/12): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

  1. Notes 8a: Simple Regression

Spring Break 3/18 to 3/22

Session 10 (3/26): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 11 (4/2): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 12 (4/9): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 13 (4/16): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 14 (4/23): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

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

Session 15 (4/30): 5:30pm to 6:45pm

  1. Notes 9d: ANCOVA

Test 3 will be posted sometime around 4/27

Test 3 responses due 5/7


Copyright 2005, Bryan W. Griffin

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