1. Introduction - Statistics 101 Course Notes Introduction...

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Statistics 101 Course Notes Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences Instructor: Alan Agresti Course syllabus: At top of course home page, which is also at www.stat.ufl.edu/~aa/harvard Teaching fellows: Roee Gutman Jon Hennessy TF section times on syllabus, their office hours to be listed at course home page.
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1. Introduction Data - Information collected to gain knowledge about a field or to answer a question of interest. Data Sources include: Surveys (Mail, Telephone, Internet) Experiments (These days, huge data sets routinely generated in other ways in business, government, at Internet sites) Statistics - Set of methods for collecting/analyzing data (the art and science of learning from data)
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Statistics provides methods for: Design - Planning/Implementing a study Sample survey or experiment? How to choose people (subjects) for the study, and how many? Description
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