Data Analysis: Exploring Your DataGet to know your data through basic descriptive analyses and graphs
What are these?
A series of short videos designed to explain basic stats techniques, and how to do them in Excel, SPSS, and R.
This series was informed by several of Neil J. Salkind’s books on statistical training (Statistics for People
whoThink They Hate Statistics, Excel Statistics: A Quick Guide, and Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh), and by the online R community. This video series was created with National Science Foundation funding, #1423004.
How should you use them?
- To orient yourself to the different ways that basic stats help you understand data.
- To understand the stats is your evaluation reports and how they work.
- To remind yourself of stats you learned a while back, but feel a bit rusty with.
- As a primer for more comprehensive stats training.
How should you NOT use them?
To replace the statistical training needed for evaluation.
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