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Introduction to Statistics1.Overview of Course and Requirements2.Terminology (from chapter 1)a.Variableb.Research Methods Overviewi.Correlational/observational methodii.Quasi-experimental methodiii.Experimental Methodc.Types of Variablesi.Dependent variableii.Independent variableiii.Quasi-independent variabled.Datae.Statisticsi.Descriptiveii.Inferentialf.Populationg.Sample3.Different ways of describing variablesa.Discrete or Continuousb.Qualitative vs. Quantitativec.Scales of Measurementi.Nominalii.Ordinaliii.Intervaliv.RatioDr. Viji SathyPage1
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4.Please review summation and order of operations (appendix)5.Today’s Sticking Pointsa.There is not a clear consensus on how to define the independent variablei.Some people believe that it requires a manipulation in order to technically be calledan IVii.Some people just like to think of it as the “cause” (and thus refer to correlationalstudies as having an IV)b.

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iii Experimental Method, Dr Viji Sathy, iii Quasi independent variable, i Correlational observational method, ii Quasi experimental method
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