SCH RS526 - Statistics

Credits: 3

This course covers descriptive and inferential statistical methods applied to educational and psychological research. Students learn how to use data analysis software (SPSS) to enter data, test assumptions, and analyze data; when and how to use different statistical procedures; how to interpret and report data; and how to measure individual progress in clinical and educational settings.  Students learn to critically examine published research.  The course also covers foundations of psychometrics, including measurement scales, standardization, reliability and validity, standardized scoring formats, and basic concepts of test construction.