The study of a population, a process or a relationship of interest begins with collecting relevant data from representative samples. A good understanding of the key terms will help us design appropriate statistical analysis of the collected data.
- Distinguish the terms – population, parameter, sample, statistics, and other key terms.
- Distinguish between different types of statistical studies – observational, experimental, retrospective or prospective
- Learn about different levels of measurement, data types, and variables
- Learn about different ways of collecting data – Sampling Methods and Experiments
- Identify sources of measurement bias and variability
- Mathematics, Statistics and Probability
- Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Lesson 1Data, Measurement and Variables