Statistics and Research Design, Introduction


Summer 2014 quarter

Taught by

political science and economics

This class covers key statistical concepts at the conceptual and computational level with an emphasis on how statistics is used in research in natural and social sciences.  Important elements of research design are covered in the class. Descriptive and inferential statistical tests are covered including scales of data, measures of central tendency, normal distributions, probability, chi square, correlation and linear regression, tests of hypothesis, and Type I and Type II errors. Students will develop a clear understanding of introductory statistics and the ability to correctly interpret findings in journals, newspapers, and books. The class meets the statistics prerequisite for MES and MPA programs at Evergreen and most other graduate schools with a statistics prerequisite.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

business, government, policy and environment

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-10p Mon/Wed (Jun. 24 - Jul. 24)

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Online Learning

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Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 30

Summer

Course Reference Number

First Session (4 credits): 40129

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