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Statistical Inference and Techniques -- Significance Testing Principles -- Sample Size Determination

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View Resource Cartoon: The Four-Caster

A cartoon to use in teaching about the dangers of extrapolation in the context of predicting the future. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=420
View Resource Cartoon: An n of 3

A cartoon to teach about sample size and power calculations in statistical inference. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=26
View Resource Cartoon: The Pie Chart

A cartoon to teach about the graphical displays of discrete data - especially using pie charts. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.

http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=36
View Resource Determining the Right Sample Size for Your Test: Theory and Application

Determining the right sample size in a reliability test is very important. If the sample size is too small, not much information can be obtained from the test in order to draw meaningful conclusions; on the other hand, if it is too large, the information obtained through the tests will be beyond that needed, thus time and money are wasted. This tutorial explains several commonly used approaches...

http://www.reliasoft.com/pubs/2013_RAMS_determining_right_sa...
View Resource Determining the Sample Size

Chapter from a textbook that covers the topic of sample size by giving a thorough background and then covering issues that are involved when determining the sample size.

http://www.stat.columbia.edu/~gelman/stuff_for_blog/c13.pdf
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