This workshop tackles common design features for projects that use numbers to answer questions.

Type:Course
Format:In person
Who:
All staff
Where:13450 102 Avenue, Surrey BC
Fir Room, 4th Floor
Cost:
Free
When:Wednesday, November 21, 2018
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Would you like to learn about common designs for evaluation or research projects?

Statistics are used to analyze numbers, but what comes before analysis? Proper project design and data collection techniques are key to getting correct answers. This workshop will cover important design considerations, such as how to minimize bias and choose the right design for each question.

After attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Identify independent and dependent variables and the levels of measurement

  • Develop an operational definition of measures

  • Describe the different question types

  • Choose an appropriate study design

  • Explain bias in study design and assess threats to validity and reliability

  • Distinguish between different sampling strategies

  • Describe confidence intervals, p-values and power

  • Apply a statistical decision tree

Contact the organizer

Camille Viray
604-587-4413

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