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DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20150508
DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20150509
SUMMARY:CMIST Short Course :: Introductory :: Introduction to Data Analys
is 2
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DESCRIPTION:Prerequisites\nParticipants should have a basic familiarity w
ith a statistical software package such as SPSS. Ideally participants sh
ould also have taken Introduction to Data Analysis 1 or have equivalent
experience.\n\nOutline\nThis course provides an introduction to the theo
ry and methods of quantitative data analysis of relationships between va
riables\, focussing on the techniques of Chi-square tests\, correlation
and linear regression.\n\nObjectives\nThe course will examine relationsh
ips between variables covering:\nThe concept of statistical significance
\nThe theory and execution of a simple chi square test for relationships
between categorical variables\nHow to test whether a relationship betwe
en two interval variables exists using correlation\nHow to describe rela
tionships between variables using a statistical model based on linear re
gression methods\nThe use of control variables to control for confoundin
g variables\nThe interpretation of statistical results and their use in
making research conclusions
STATUS:TENTATIVE
TRANSP:TRANSPARENT
CLASS:PUBLIC
LOCATION:Basement Lab\, Humanities Bridgeford Street\, Manchester
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