2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Quantitative Research Design and Statistics


Summer 2013 quarter

Frances Solomon
Fields of Study
Preparatory for studies or careers in
any natural science or social science fields, especially if student is planning to go to graduate school

Note: This class has been cancelled. Students interested in the content of the class should approach Tyrus Smith to discuss options for completing this work through an individual study group contract.

Previous Description: This course will explore the interdisciplinary use of quantitative reasoning and statistics to analyze social and environmental issues and problems. Course content will focus on increasing students' understanding of quantitative research design, specifically the methods and procedures for data analysis. Within this context, students will demonstrate the ability to correctly calculate and interpret descriptive and inferential statistics. This includes learning how to select and apply appropriate statistical tests. The statistical procedures introduced in this course include t-test, ANOVA, correlation, and regression analysis. Student work will consist of in-class workshops, take-home and computer exercises, and a group presentation of an applied statistics project.

Advertised Schedule
10a-2p Mon/Tue (Jun. 24 - Jul. 23) at Tacoma
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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