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View Resource Webinar: Using Your Hair To Understand Descriptive Statistics

October 26, 2010 Activity Webinar presented by Tisha Hooks, Winona State University and hosted by Leigh Slauson, Capital University. Extra materials available to download free of charge. The purpose of this webinar is to introduce an activity to enhance students' understanding of various descriptive measures. In particular, by completing this hands-on activity students will experience a visual...

http://www.causeweb.org/webinar/activity/2010-10/
View Resource Introduction to Levels of Measurement Module

In this module, students can test their knowledge of levels of measurement by attempting to determine the the level of measurement of ten different variables. For each variable, a statement is also provided and students can indicate whether the statement about the variable is valid or invalid (given the way in which the variable was measured). There is also a brief "refresher" included here...

http://courses.csusm.edu/soc201kb/level_of_measurement.htm
View Resource **Levels of Measurement Game

This tool provides individuals with opportunities to quiz themselves on levels of measurement in a game-like environment much like "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."

http://www.edugamer.net/app/playGame.aspx?userGameId=4213
View Resource Quote: Reynolds on Bad Variables

"... statistics - whatever their mathematical sophistication and elegance - cannot make bad variables into good ones." Quoted from Analysis of Nominal Data by H.T. Reynolds (Sage, 1984) p. 8

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=97
View Resource Probability and The F.A. Cup

This article illustrates the difficulty in defining an event you are dealing with and that, even if you can define the event properly, you may encounter rough bounds on the probability of that event instead of a precise probability.

http://www.rsscse-edu.org.uk/tsj/bts/hawkes/text.html
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