Statistics Distance Learning Course - 100 Hours Duration

By: ACS Distance Education  17/06/2013
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Statistics Course There are 10 lessons as follows: 1. Introduction Key terms and concepts: data, variables Measurements of scale: nominal, ordinal, interval,ratio Data presentation Probability Rounding of data Scientific notation Significant figures Functions Equations Inequalities Experimental design The normal curve Data collection Simple, systemic, stratified and cluster random sampling Remaining motivated to learn statistics 2. Distributions Scope and nature of distributions Class intervals and limits Class boundaries Frequency Distribution Histograms Frequency polygons Normal distributions Other distributions Frequency curves 3. Measures of central tendency Range, percentiles, quartiles, mode, median, mean Variance Standard deviation Degrees of freedom Interquartile and semi interquartile deviations 4. The Normal curve and Percentiles and Standard Scores Normal distribution characteristics Percentiles Standard scores Z scores T score Converting standard scores to percentiles Area under a curve Tables of normal distribution 5. Correlation Scope and nature of Correlation Correlation coefficient Cooeficient of determination Scatter plots Product movement forlinear correlation coefficient Rank correlation Multiple correlation 6 Regression Calculating regression equation with correlation coefficient Least squares method Standard error of the estimate 7. Inferential Statistics Hypothesis testing Test for a mean Errors in accepting or rejecting null hypothesis Levels of significance One and two tailed tests Sampling theory Confidence intervals 8. The t Test Assessing statistical difference with the t test t Test for independant samples t Test for dependant (paired) samples 9. Analysis of variance Scope and application of ANOVA Factors and levels Hypothesis Calculate degrees of freedon Calculate sum of squares within and between groups Calculate mean square Calculate F 10. Chi square test Chi quare goodness of fit test Calculate degrees of freedom Chi square test of independance Calculate expected frquencies Degrees of freedon Contingency tables Find expected frequencies Calculate degrees of freedom Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Science/STATISTICS-BSC304-493.aspx

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