Y502: Intermediate Statistics Applied To Education
This course is designed to develop a working understanding of the fundamental concepts used in descriptive and inferential statistics. The purpose is to understand the use of statistics in educational research as a tool to analyze and interpret data. To this aim, the course activities focus on generating and interpreting sample statistics. The course also includes a weekly lab, which provides opportunities for students to practice analyzing and interpreting data using IBM SPSS for Windows.
Year(s) Offered: _2018
Class time: : ARR
Instructor: Dubravka Svetina (other instructors as well)
Other Contact(s): Dubravka Svetina - firstname.lastname@example.org
Algebra Required?: No
Calculus Required?: No
Recommended follow-up classes: any statistics or modeling course; Y527, Y604, Y639, etc.
Substantive Orientation: Social sciences
Statistical Orientation: N/A
Software Used: SPSS
How the software is used: Primarily for data analysis
Problem Sets: Yes, they involve interpretation of analyses and concepts learned in class
Data Analysis: Yes, as part of homework and exams
Exams: Yes, generally three in class exams
Keywords: descriptive statistics; inferential statistics; data analysis; hypothesis testing; ANOVA; regression
Comments: To enroll in this class see EDUC BE-502. Co-requisite, EDUC Y-500. This class requires permission of Department. This is a 100% online class taught by IU Bloomington. No on-campus class meetings are required. A distance education fee may apply; check your campus Bursar website for more information.