MA260C Lesson 1 Reading Assignments.docx

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Lesson 1: Statistical Terms and Measurements This lesson introduces the student to basic statistical terminology and terms of measurement and includes practical questions and applications for the science of statistics. Learning Objectives Upon completion of Lesson 1, you should be able to: Apply statistical definitions to sample populations to determine relevancy. Differentiate different studies and the meaning of their results. Develop an understanding of types and levels of measurements and different types of errors and discern between accuracy and precision in statistical interpretation. Apply and interpret statistical measures in terms of their use and abuse. What To Do Next Reading Assignments Click on the Reading Assignments link above to access your textbook reading assignments and lecture notes. Assessment After you have completed the reading assignments for this lesson and feel comfortable with the material presented, go to the Exams & Quizzes tool on the left navigation panel and complete Online Exam 1 . Congratulations! Once you have completed these items, and have received a passing score on the assessment, you are ready to move on to your next lesson! Reading Assignments Text Readings Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life , Chapters 1 and 2 Additional Readings DIRECTIONS: To access ProQuest articles, you MUST first open a Web browser window to the ProQuest Library; otherwise, you will be denied access to the articles when you click the links. Once your browser is open to ProQuest, simply click on the link for the article you need to read. For detailed instructions on how to access ProQuest, click here . For non-ProQuest articles, use the provided Internet link to access the Required Readings material. ProQuest Articles Measurement Of Students Attitude Towards Statistics: A Mokken Scales Analysis Of Its Dimensions
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CEO Stock Options and Analysts’ Forecast Accuracy and Bias Internet Links Statistical Literacy as a Goal for Introductory Statistics Courses Lecture Notes “It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.” -George Bernard Shaw Welcome to Statistical Analysis I! Whether or not you have had other statistic courses or other math
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