Research Designs: Statistics

Registration Information

Topic Area: Research Methods

Price: $190 member / $210 non-member (late registration fee of $25 for purchases beginning January 5, 2018)

Note: Registration for live webinars will close one hour prior to the webinar start time. Registrants who sign up after that time will receive access to a recording of the webinar when available, and will be able to attend the next scheduled live webinar(s) in the series. If registration is received later than one hour before registration cut off for the final webinar in the series, only recordings of live events will be provided.


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.

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