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Unformatted text preview: Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Introduction/Basic Statistics Jeff Jones University of Minnesota Jeff Jones PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics Outline 1 Syllabus 2 Introduction/Basic Statistics CH 1 CH 2 Jeff Jones PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics Class Structure 1 Lecture Monday and Wednesday: 12:20 2:15 2 Lab Thursday: 12:30 1:45 Thursday: 2:00 3:45 3 Text Howell, D. C. (2010). Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences , 7 th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Jeff Jones PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Notes Notes Notes Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics Assignments 1 9 SPSS Assignments Based on the lab section of the class They will be relatively short assignments Mostly learning how to use a computer program Some interpretation Some hand calculations 2 9 HW Assignements Based on the reading Also relatively short 3 1 Critical thinking entry Jeff Jones PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics Tests 1 2 Tests Both administered on a lecture day Based on the lecture section and book Mostly multiple choice Maybe a computation question or two Maybe an open ended question You can have 1 page of notes You will have 1 hour 15 minutes to complete There will be about 30 minutes of lecture afterwards 2 1 Final It will be cumulative, but it will focus on material presented after the second midterm You can have 1 page of notes You will have the full lecture time Jeff Jones PSY 2801: Summer 2010 Syllabus Introduction/Basic Statistics CH 1 CH 2 Population vs. Sample 1 Population Book Def: "The entire collection of events in which you are interested" Needs to be well-defined by the researcher. Ex: If you are interested in anxiety levels of middle aged, unemployed males in Minnesota, then middle aged, unemployed males in Minnesota is the population of interest....
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2010 for the course PSY 2801 taught by Professor Guyer during the Summer '08 term at Minnesota.
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