PSY-520 Module 1 Exercises - Review the following terms in the "Statistics Visual Learner" media piece…
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PSY-520 Module 1 Exercises
Graduate Statistics - Introduction to Statistics and Frequency Distribution
Review the following terms in the "Statistics Visual Learner" media piece: Statistics, Data, Population, Sample, Census, Parameter, Statistic, Quantitative, Qualitative, Discrete Data, Continuous Data, Nominal Data, Ordinal Data, Interval Level, Ratio Level, Experiment, Observation, Confounding, Single Blind, Blocking, Randomization, Random Sample, Simple Random Sample, Systematic Sampling, Convenience Sampling, Stratified Sampling, Cluster Sampling, Histogram, and Frequency Polygon.
You will also need to view the Calculation video for "Frequency Distribution."
The better you understand each of these terms and calculations, the better you will do on the assignments in this course.
Complete the following exercises from "Questions and Problems" located at the end of each chapter and put them into a Word document to be submitted as directed by the instructor.
1. Chapter One # 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9
2. Chapter Two # 2, 3, 4, 8, 10
Chapter 1 questions include: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 and 9.
1.Define the following terms:...
2. What are four methods of acquiring knowledge? Write a short paragraph describing the essential characteristics of each.
4.Write a short paragraph comparing naturalistic observation and true experiments.
8. Indicate which of the following situations involve descriptive statistics and which involve inferential statistics:
9. For each of the following, identify the sample and population scores:
Chapter 2 Questions include 2, 3, 4, 8 and 10
2.Identify which of the following represent continuous variables and which are discrete variables:
3.Identify the scaling of each of the following variables:
4. A student is measuring assertiveness with an interval scale. Is it correct to say that a score of 30 on the scale represents half as much assertiveness as a score of 60?......