Statistical Techniques Comparison

| December 20, 2015

Statistical Techniques Comparison

This week introduces the concepts of hypotheses and hypothesis testing. Statistical software will be used to run common tabulations and tests, and understanding, analyzing, and interpreting the results of these tests in data analysis.

Chapter Practice Questions
After you complete the textbook readings, check your understanding of the main concepts by reviewing the chapter review questions. Be sure to revisit appropriate sections of the textbook if you find that you need more review. While these questions are not a graded, they are important because they will help you monitor your learning as you progress through the course.

Review the resources listed in the Books and Resources area below to prepare for this week’s assignments.

Books and Resources for this Week:

Books
Reference Instruction
Bennett, J. O., Briggs, W. L., & Triola, M. F. (2014) Statistical reasoning for everyday life.

Read Chapters 9 and 10

Document/Other
Reference Instruction
Anthony Picciano. (2007, November 23).Chi Square – Dr. A.G. Picciano [Video File].

View Video
Ben Woolsey. (2008, March 11). SPSS: ANOVA (2 in 1) [Video File].

View Video
Ben Woolsey. (2008, March 4). SPSS: Independent Samples T-tests [Video File].

View Video
Data File 5
Data File 5.docx.docx

Use file to complete exercises
Lutemann. (2008, July 1). Hypothesis Testing, Part 1 of 2 [Video File].

View Video
Lutemann. (2008, September 5). Estimation of a Population Proportion, Part 2 of 2 [Video File].
http://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=FF4dpl__5zMActivity Description

By the completion, you should gain proficiency in understanding and applying the following concepts and processes:

The null and alternative hypothesis
Type I and Type II errors
The proper use of statistical software
Cross-tabulation
Chi-Square
Single sample t
Independent t
One-Way ANOVA

Application Questions and Problems
Download and complete the problems and questions as presented. Show all work (which also means including any statistical program output that was used to answer a problem/question). Unless otherwise requested, please submit all assignments (with your answers along with the assignment questions/problems) in Word file format
Your submittal should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Where applicable your submittal should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Review APA Form and Style.

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