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This is a collection of cases to demonstrate concepts of inferential statistics. Many materials are flash based, which is specifically interesting for young and beginning learners. This resource provides a simple introduction to probability and to Type I and II errors.
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-07-17 14:22:23
Date Of Record Release 2010-07-17 14:31:45
Date Last Modified 2010-07-17 14:31:45
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Author Name Al Leeder, David Justham, Heather Wharrad
Author Organization University of Nottingham
Technical Requirements Shockwave, Internet Explorer (or web browser)
Comments This resource provides an odd combination of (1) a very simple treatment of probability and (2) an introduction to Type I and Type II errors. Separately, either of these could be worth studying in the format presented here. As a pair, they donít fit together very well; nor is either of them presented particularly well here. Ultimately, the student gets a tiny bit each of two not-so-simple concepts rather than a deeper exploration of one of the two. The Assessment module asks three trivial questions about probability and one about Type I error.
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