Distribution Characteristics Practice Quiz
1. What is distribution?
2. What is the mean, median and mode?
3. What are outliers and when do they cause the greatest
1. Distribution is when you take the scores on one
variable and arrange them
SESSION 4 2.21.14
Regression is powerful
-How variables are related to each other
-Predictive power of several independent variables on one dependent variable
-Changes on the dependent variable, how all the variables collectively impacted
SESSION 2 4.3.14
-What do you mean by empowerment? Social, Economic, Political, Domestic > empowerment
-What am I interested in
-Why am I interested in it
-What am I going to do it about (Policy implication
CHAPTER 2: MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY
-distribution is when you take the scores on one variable and arrange them lowest or highest
-what are the characteristics of these distributions?
-how spread out the scores are?
-what is the most common score?
SESSION 3 2.13.14
-The Normal distribution
-almost all statistics is based on
-Understand why inferential statistics works (based on probability)
-The normal curve is unimodal - everything is lined up
-The normal distribution
CRITICAL RESEARCH REVIEW
-What is the author attempting to know
-Earnings impacted by Gender
-Investing in the literature what is the earnings of Male and Female African American
-Hypothesis 1: each hypothesis is a question
Analytic Skills Session 1 1.30.14
-Wheel of research
1. Theory, 2. Hypothesis, 3. Observations, 4. Empirical generalizations
-Theory: Relationship and correlation and association between two variables
- Unemployment Rate: 7.6%
- Masters Leve
SESSION 3 2.20.14
-Correlation: association; Two variables related
-Calculating the correlation coefficient
-Looking at the cross product so you standardize it with z score
SESSION 5 2.27.14
ANOVA Analysis of Variance
-Everything in stats assume linear relationships
-Cant do more than two groups in a t-Test
-More t-tests I run the less confidence (error chances go up)
Critical Research Review Practice Quiz
1. What percentage of why earning are different does race
2. How much less will you earn if you are black?
3. How much does Geography have to do with earnings?
1.Race only explains 4% of why the ea