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Data Collection -- Measurements Properties and Issues

Statistical Topic Classifications
Variable Classification (8)
Variable Validity, Reliability, Bias (15)

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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 Count the Fs: Why a Sample instead of a Census?

This interactive lecture activity motivates the need for sampling. "Why sample, why not just take a census?" Under time pressure, students count the number of times the letter F appears in a...

http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/cause/interactive/examples/18173...
View Resource Do You Hear What I Hear?

This activity explores the dynamics of a sound wave produced by a string instrument using simulation. A simplified physical model highlights important scientific and mathematical features. The sound...

http://illuminations.nctm.org/index_d.aspx?id=489
View Resource Elementary Concepts in Statistics

Gives an overview of variables, classifications, measurements, relations, and other basic statistical concepts. Also contains two animated graphs.

http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/esc.html
View Resource Illuminations: Data Analysis and Probability Lessons

This collection of lessons from NCTM's Illuminations site meet the Data Analysis and Probability Standard for grades 9-12.

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonsList.aspx?grade=4&stand...
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...

http://courses.csusm.edu/soc201kb/level_of_measurement.htm
View Resource Manual Part VII: Multiple Regression: Using Categorical Variables in Multiple Regression

Describes dummy coding for categorical variables. Addresses types of coding schemes and ANOVA.

http://www.uwsp.edu/psych/cw/statmanual/mrcategorical.html
View Resource Measurement Process Characterization (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This chapter of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook describes the measurement process characterization with discussions of control, calibration, gauge studies, and uncertainty analysis, and a...

http://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook/mpc/mpc.htm
View Resource Measurement Process Characterization Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)

This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the measurement process chapter.

http://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook/mpc/section6/mpc6.ht...
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...

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