DSRT 734 − Inferential Statistics in Decision-making (3 hours) This course focuses on the descriptive and inferential statistics commonly used in organizational administration. Course activities include the application of statistical methods to research design, as well as an investigation of how these methods can contribute to school improvement. Specific concepts include measures of central tendency and variability, probability theory, estimation and significance, and correlation and regression.
Upon completion of this course:
Students will describe the essential characteristics of quantitative research.Students will apply inferential statistical tests on problems requiring parametric and non-parametric analyses.Students will identify potential research designs for various problems.Students will analyze statistical information in the professional literature on a topic related to their own research project.