First Exam Objectives

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First Exam Objectives – EDP 371 1. Give definitions for all terms highlighted in the text, and explained in the lectures. 2. Analyze the various elements of a sampling plan. 3. Compare and contrast the different scales of measurement. 4.Construct frequency distributions for continuous data. 5 . Construct an interpret graphs of categorical data. 6. Given a set of numbers compute and interpret all statistics covered in class; e.g. mean, median, coefficient of variation , skewness, standard deviation, interquartile range, etc. 7. Given information about a distribution of scores, choose the appropriate measure of central
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Unformatted text preview: tendency for that distribution. 8. Describe how the three measures of central tendency are related to each other in symmetrical and skewed distributions. 9. Identify those situations where there is a preference for one measure of variability over another. 10. Predict the effects on the mean and standard deviation of a score distribution as a consequence of adding, subtracting, dividing, or multiplying each score by a constant. 11. Given raw scores, compute percentile ranks. 12. Construct operational definitions of variables that you cannot observe....
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