Definitions......

Instructor

Jeremy Jackson

| May 5, 2014

Location:

NW 3431

| New Westminster

Al Sharpton: "If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.

Concept | Symbol |
Define | Example | Calculate in Head |
Calculate in Excel |
Know Formula |

Independent Variable | IV |
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Dependent Variable | DV |
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Level of a Variable | ||||||

Dichotomous | ||||||

Polychotomous | ||||||

Continuous | ||||||

Discrete | ||||||

Population | ||||||

Sample | ||||||

Parameter | ||||||

Statistic | ||||||

Frequency Distribution | ||||||

Histogram | ||||||

Mode | ||||||

Median | ||||||

Mean | M, ,, |
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Deviation Score | ||||||

Absolute Average Deviation | AAD |
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Sum of Squares | SS |
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Variance | VAR, , |
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Standard Deviation | SD, S,, |
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Standard Score | Z |
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Probability Distribution | ||||||

Probability Density Function | pdf |
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Empirical Distribution | ||||||

Theoretical Distribution | ||||||

The Normal Distribution | X~N |
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The Standard Normal Distribution | Z~N |
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Sampling Distribution | ||||||

Sampling Distribution of the Mean | ||||||

Standard Error | SE |
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Standard Error of the Mean | SEM, |
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Hypothesis Testing | ||||||

Null Hypothesis | Ho |
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P Value | P |
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Critical Value | CV |
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Rejection Region | ||||||

Null Distribution | ||||||

Type One Error | ||||||

Alpha | ||||||

Type Two Error | ||||||

Beta | ||||||

Power | ||||||

Test Statistic | ||||||

Two Groups t-test | ||||||

ANOVA | ||||||

Effect Size | ||||||

Pearson r | r, |
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Cohen's d | d |
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Eta Squared | ||||||

Confidence Interval on a Sample Mean | C.I. |
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