Week 1 Summary......

Instructor

Jeremy Jackson

| May 2, 2016

Location:

NW 3431

| New Westminster

Albert Einstein: "*Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds*"

Required Materials

Text

Population Bags

MS Excel

www.drjackson.ca

Blackboard

Study Methods & Expectations

How to study: Que Cards, weekly summarization of notes, learning the language, questions

It's not the math....it's language

What happens in week 5, what happens in week 9

The final project

Statistical Notation

Summation notation

Symbolism for the mean and SD

Variables

IV, DV

Levels of variables

Dichotomous, polychotomous, discrete, continuous, ordered, unordered

Frequency Distributions and Histograms

Frequency distribution, histogram

Shape of distributions: Modality, symmetry, kurtosis