Poli30: Political Inquiry

WEEK 1: INTRODUCTION & HYPOTHESES

Class 1 Slides (Introduction)
Writing a Hypothesis and IVs/DVs YouTube video
Rules for Writing Hypotheses

WEEK 2: DATA

Class 2 Slides (Types of Data, Levels of Data, Reliability and Validity)
Dr. G's Video on Data Types, Reliability, and Validity
Types of Data YouTube Video

WEEK 3: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS & SPREAD OF DATA

Slides (Descriptive Statistics & Central Tendency) [SLIDES FROM 2015]
Slides (Data Spread and Variance) [SLIDES FROM 2015]
Calculating Mean, Median, and Mode- Khan Academy Video
SPSS Tutorial: Mean, Median, and Mode YouTube Video
Mean, Median, and Mode Practice & Answers
Calculating MAD- Khan Academy Video
Calculating Standard Deviation- Khan Academy Video
Normal Distribution You Tube Video
MAD and SD Practice and Answers
Chapter 4 Exercise 9 Answer Sheet

WEEK 4: STANDARDIZED SCORES & NORMAL DISTRIBUTIONS

Class 4 Slides (Standardized Scores & Normal Distributions)
Z-Table
Help with Z-Tables
Chapter 5 Question 6 Answer and Explanation

WEEK 5: CONFIDENCE INTERVALS

Class 5 Slides (Z Scores & Confidence Intervals)
Confidence Interval Practice & Answers
Khan Academy: How to Calculate Confidence Intervals

WEEK 6: CHI SQUARE

Class 6 Slides (Chi Squares)
Difference in Means Video(Khan Academy)
Answer for Exercise 7.8
Chi Square Table (to find Critical Values)
Chi-Square Practice & Answers
Chi-Square Video (Khan Academy)
T-test v. Chi Square Outline

WEEK 7: RELATIVE PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCES & LAMBDA

Class 7 Slides (RPD & Lambda)
Z-Score Practice and Answers
Confidence Interval Practice & Answers (Repost!)
Understanding and Calculating Lambda

WEEK 8: RESEARCH DESIGN

Class 8 Slides (Research Design)

WEEK 10: REGRESSION ANALYSIS

Week 10 Slides (Regression Analysis)