Research Designs: Statistics


Topic Area: Research Methods

Note: Recordings of webinars in this series will be available for purchase soon. Check back for dates and other details.​


Materials will be available to those who participated in this series through 2/22/18. Access via My Learning below. 

 ​My Learning​

This webinar series is designed to make the connection between research questions, research designs, and statistics. We discuss research design, descriptive and inferential statistics, comparative statistics, and correlational statistics. Webinar content is grounded in real-life case studies that highlight how statistics can provide valuable information to inform decision making.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this webinar series, participants will:

  • Understand the basics of descriptive statistics

  • Understand descriptive, comparative and correlational research designs

  • Identify when inferential statistics are needed

  • Articulate how to compare differences in the percentage of responses across groups (chi-square)

  • Articulate how to compare the difference in mean between groups (t-tests)

  • Articulate how to calculate the relationship between variables (correlation)​


Part 1 – January 11, 2018 (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST)
Part 2 – January 18, 2018 (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST)
Part 3 – January 25, 2018 (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST)


Mary Ann Coughlin, Springfield College


$190 for members, $210 for non-members. Price increases $25 for late registration (beginning January 5). The webinar series is only sold as a package experience. One registration may be used in a conference room setting to share with a group of colleagues. Registrants will receive a copy of the presentation materials, as well as access to a recording of the webinar for one month.

How to Join the Webinar

Instructions will be sent to registrants via email in advance of the first session.


If you have any difficulty registering for the presentation or accessing the materials, please contact Darlena Jones at or (850) 391-6566.

​​Learn More​​

See full listing of upcoming webinars​ from AIR.