EDUR 8131
Educational Statistics 1
(16 and 4 Week Formats)

Fall 2017

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. SPSS with MyDevice at Georgia Southern: How to get started  
  9. Test 1: Covers content found in
  10. Test 2: Covers content found in
  11. Test 3: Covers all content found in
  12. Exercises
  13. Types of Statistical Procedures and Their Characteristics: PDF Table and written Step-by-step Procedure 
  14. 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
  15. On-line Statistical Resources
  16. Links to on-line statistical calculators: http://home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/Business-stat/otherapplets/SampleSize.htm#rmenu 
  17. Recorded Instructional Chats and Chat Notes (Please note: These recorded chats and notes were offered several semesters ago; some may find these chats and notes helpful.)

 

Course Calendar and Content

Fall 2017 Calendar
(Updated 6 Sept. 2017 to adjust Test 1)
(Note - dates listed are start of week, not chat dates)

Test 1: Notes 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Test 2: Notes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7a, and 7b (mostly notes 5 through 7b).
Test 3: Notes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, and 9.

Week 1 (8/14)

  • Syllabus 
  • Notes 1: Descriptive Statistics - see links to left

Week 2 (8/21)

  • Notes 1: Hypotheses

Week 3 (8/28)

  • Notes 2: Normal Distribution and Standard Scores - see links to left

Week 4 (9/4)

  • Notes 3: Statistical Inference - see links to left

Week 5 (9/11)

  • Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test - see links to left

Test 1 covers Notes 1 through 4, due 9/18

Week 6 (9/18)

  • Notes 5a: One-sample t-test - see links to left
  • Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test - see links to left

Week 7 (9/25)

  • Notes 5c: Correlated Samples t-test - see links to left
  • Notes 6: Correlation Coefficient, Pearson's r - see links to left

Week 8 (10/2)

  • Notes 7a and 7b: Chi-square Tests - see links to left

Week 9 (10/9)

  • Notes 8a: Simple Regression - see links to left

Test 2 cover material through Chi-square tests (Notes 7b), due 10/16

Week 10 (10/16)
  • Notes 8b: Multiple Regression - see links to left
Week 11 (10/23)
  • Notes 8b: Multiple Regression

Week 12 (10/30)

  • Notes 9: ANOVA - see links to left

Week 13 (11/6)

  • Notes 9: ANOVA - see links to left

Week 14 (11/13)

  • Notes 9d: ANCOVA (if time permits) - see links to left

Thanksgiving week of 11/20

Week 15 (11/27)

  • Notes 9d: ANCOVA (if time permits) - see links to left

Test 3 due 12/5

Notes 1 Descriptive Statistics   

Notes 2: Normal Distribution and Standard Scores

Notes 3: Statistical Inference

Notes 4: Hypothesis Testing and One-sample Z test

Notes 5a: One-sample t-test

Notes 5b: Independent Samples t-test

Notes 5c: Correlated Samples t-test

Notes 6: Correlation Coefficient, Pearson's r

Notes 7a: Chi-square Goodness-of-fit

Notes 7b: Chi-square (test of association)

Notes 8a: Simple Regression

Notes 8b: Multiple Regression

Notes 9: ANOVA

Notes 9d: ANCOVA

Sample Data