Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
Average, Blinding, Categorical Value, Tmm0102
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0
Language:
English
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Data, Measurement and Variables

Data, Measurement and Variables

Module Overview

The study of a population, a process or a relationship of interest begins with collecting relevant data from representative samples. A good understanding of the key terms will help us design appropriate statistical analysis of the collected data.

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish between the terms – population, parameter, sample, statistics, and other key terms.

  • Distinguish between different types of statistical studies – observational, experimental, retrospective or prospective

  • Learn about different levels of measurement, data types, and variables

  • Learn about different ways of collecting data – Sampling Methods and Experiments

  • Identify sources of measurement bias and variability

Textbook Material: Chapter 1, Sampling & Data

Suggested Homework Assignment

Chapter 1 – Pages 47 – 60 - Problems 42 to 62, 65, 67, 73, 74, 75, 78, 87, 91

Section 1: Chapter Exercises

 

Suggested Homework Assignment

Chapter 1 – Pages 47 – 60 - Problems 42 to 62, 65, 67, 73, 74, 75, 78, 87, 91

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Section 2: Class Worksheet

Section 3: Lab

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