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Statistical Inference and Techniques -- Significance Testing Principles

Statistical Topic Classifications
Assumptions (3)
Effect Size (2)
P-value (14)
Power (17)
Sample Size Determination (7)
Significance Level (11)

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View Resource **Hypothesis Test For a Population Proportion Using the Method of Rejection Regions

The purpose of this applet is to provide students with guided practice through problems on hypothesis testing for a population proportion using the method of rejection regions.

http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/java/Statistics/HypTestProp...
View Resource **Signal Detection Theory Tutorial

Every day we have to make decisions about uncertain events like, 'Is that my phone ringing or one on the television?', or, 'Is the person talking to me telling the truth?' In this tutorial, you will...

http://wise.cgu.edu/sdtmod/
View Resource **Stat2Labs

As mentioned on the home page of this resource "This site presents workbook-style, project-based material that emphasizes real world applications and conceptual understanding. This material is...

http://web.grinnell.edu/individuals/kuipers/stat2labs/Labs.h...
View Resource **Statistics Every Writer Should Know

This site provides an introduction to basic statistical concepts for journalists and writers with little math background. Key Words: Mean; Median; Percent Changes; Per capita; Rates; Standard...

http://www.robertniles.com/stats/
View Resource **Student's t-test applet

This java applet can be used to determine whether or not the means in two sample populations are significantly different.

http://www.math.kent.edu/~blewis/stat/tTest.html
View Resource A Class Exercise Concerning the Distribution of Plants

This article describes how an Environmental Science class became involved in a study to confirm the hypothesis that weeds are distributed at random in well established lawns.

http://www.rsscse-edu.org.uk/tsj/bts/dudley1/text.html
View Resource A ducks story- introducing the idea of testing (statistical) hypotheses

By means of a simple story and a worksheet with questions we guide the students from research question to arriving at a conclusion. The whole process is simply reasoning, no formulas. We use the...

http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/cause/conjecture/examples/18163....
View Resource Against All Odds: 20. Significance Tests

This free online video program "explains the basic reasoning behind tests of significance and the concept of null hypothesis. The program shows how a z-test is carried out when the hypothesis...

http://www.learner.org/resources/series65.html
View Resource An Experiential Approach to Integrating ANOVA Concepts

This article presents a dataset based on an industrial case study using design of experiments. It can be used to discuss sample size, power, statistical significance, interaction terms, Type I and...

http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v10n1/datasets.frankl...
View Resource Belief in the Law of Small Numbers

This journal article gives examples of erroneous beliefs about probability. It specifically examines the belief that a random sample must be representative of the true population.

http://pirate.shu.edu/~hovancjo/exp_read/tversky.htm
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