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Unformatted text preview: STATIST ICAL M ET HODS PSYCHOLOGY 211 (F6) SPR ING 2010 I nstructor: Dr. Natalie Person Office: 200 Clough Office hours: Tuesdays 3:305:00 or by appt Phone: 843-3988 Dept. Assistant: Ms. Christy Waldkirch, Clough 111 Course assistant: TBA Email: email@example.com Purpose This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of some of the statistical procedures used in psychological research. Although accurate computation is important, there will be an emphasis on the interpretation of the statistical results rather than on rote memorization of complicated equations. You will also be required to adopt the standard method/style of reporting statistics in the behavioral sciences. Required text and materials Gravetter, F., & Wallnau, L. (2009). Statistics for the behavioral sciences (8th ed.). United States: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Bring a calculator to each class meeting and exam. The calculator must be capable of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and extraction of square roots. It would also be a good idea to bring a memory stick to each class. Being successful in this class Come to class and p retend you wan t to be he re. Keep up Test you rself regula rly Unde rstand t he concepts i n you r own wo r ds. Ask fo r help w hen you need i t Do you r own wo r k Be o rganized and neat Lab sessions & PASW Computer laboratory sessions will be an integral part of this course and will be integrated into the lectures. In the lab sessions, you will learn how to use the PASW (formerly SPSS) statistical analysis programs and will work practice problems using PASW. Many of your homework assignments require that you use PASW. You do not have to purchase PASW; the College has a site license and its available on the network. Unless you own your own copy of PASW, you will need to plan your schedule so that you can be on campus to do your homework assignments that require PASW, you cannot not access it off campus.assignments that require PASW, you cannot not access it off campus....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course PSYCH 211 taught by Professor Natalieperson during the Spring '10 term at Rhodes.
- Spring '10