Data Analysis: Part 2
|Dates:||March 2-27, 2020|
|Meets:||Online; work at your own pace
|Instructor:|| LERN |
|Fee:|| $195.00 |
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This course is part 2 of a 3-part series. Courses must be taken in order. All courses are offered 2-3 times per year. Many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. For example, would men and women prefer different product features? This course will introduce you to the statistics behind group differences and relationships; and teach you how to work with ratings, graphs and create user-friendly reports of statistical results.
Unit 1 Looking for Differences between Groups
Unit 2 Looking for Relationships
-Predicting one variable from one or more variables
Unit 3 Looking at Ratings
-Tests of difference using ratings
-Tests of relationship using ratings
Unit 4 Looking at How to Report the Results
-How to draft the narrative
-How to engage your audience
-To provide understanding of two-group comparisons
-To provide understanding of comparing more than two groups
-To provide understanding of working with rating data
-To provide understanding of relationships or associations among variables
-To provide understanding of interpreting visual displays of differences and relationships
-To provide understanding of drafting written explanations of statistical results
At the end of this course, you will:
-be able to compare two or more groups for differences
-be able to understand relationships among variables
-be able to work with rating data such as from rating surveys
-be able to interpret visual displays of these differences and relationships
-be able to generate user-friendly, understandable explanations of the results
About Your Instructor
Mary I. Dereshiwsky, Ph.D., COI,
is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Research at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Mary has been developing and teaching online courses in research methods and statistics since 1994. She holds a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
About Online Learning
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How the Course Works
It's easy to participate in this online course! An email invitation will be sent by the Wednesday prior to the course start date with details to login and manage the course. You will be given a web address to go to enter the classroom along with a password. Use your email address and password to gain access.
Once inside the online classroom, here's what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on two to three different days of the week.
What you will do
For each unit, you will:
- Access the online readings
- Listen to the audio presentation for the unit and view the slides
- Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
- Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants
- Make comments on the discussion board (try to make one or more comments at two to three different times each day to keep up with the conversation).
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self-quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead or go back and review again at your convenience.
The discussion for each unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing (no audio required) and can be made at any time of the day or night. Your instructor will log into the discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments and respond to comments by you and the other participants. We encourage you to make two or three comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
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