IDIS 121

  • The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to statistics used in research. The course will provide students with a foundation of practical skills in statistics focusing on data collection, management and analysis. More specifically, the course will cover descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation techniques, statistics used in epidemiology and statistics used in decision making. This course includes laboratory time that is dedicated to the effective use of PASW (formally SPSS). Students will be expected to analyze data in the lab and accurately interpret output. Graded S/U.
    2 semester credits

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