MA260C Lesson 5 Reading Assignments.docx

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Lesson 5: Statistical Significance This lesson discusses the role of generalizing from sample to population and the applicability of this probability. Learning Objectives Upon completion of Lesson 5, you should be able to: Evaluate the impact of probability on statistics. Discuss types of probabilities and their distributions. Summarize the Law of Large Numbers, expectations, fallacies, and streaks. Elaborate on risk, life expectancy, and statistics. Explain additional applications of probability. 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 Assignments tool on the left navigation panel and complete Assignment 5 . 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 , Chapter 6 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 Monte Carlo Theoretical Trials of Methods for Assessing Statistical Significance for
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Differences Between Adjusted Odds Ratios Significance Testing and Statistical Power in Information Systems Research: Lessons from the Top Management Support Literature Lecture Notes “Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.” -Mark Twain From the above quote, we can begin to recognize the flexibility of statistics and in this lesson we will examine statistical significance. This is the function of probability in the science of statistics. How significant is a statistic? What does it tell us? What is the probability that if x conditions are present, y will result? Basically we are looking at how to judge the impact of
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