Semester 2, 2018

HMST3846- Theory Exam Notes

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Quick reference notes that can be used for study in the theory exam.

These topics are covered in preparation for the theory exam:

Why and when would you need to use statistics?: Becoming acquainted with statistical concepts - sampling, measures of central tendency and variability.
Methodological Considerations: Validity and Reliability; Sample Size Calculations. Categorical data, rates and risk.
Relationships among variables: Correlation and causation, partial correlation, and regression.
Differences between and among groups: Independent and dependent t tests (one-tailed vs. two-tailed tests), and ANOVA.
Multivariate analysis and non-parametric analysis: ANOVA for more than one variable. Alternative, non-parametric tests.