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Foundations of Descriptive Statistics

July 27-27, 2021
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July 27, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET

This workshop teaches the foundations of descriptive statistics in the context of higher education. We explore measures of distributions, central tendency, dispersion, position, and graphs to summarize data. Participants new to descriptive statistics will be served consumable information and those needing a refresher will find useful tips. 

As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Articulate what a distribution is, when to use measures of distribution, and be able to perform those calculations.
  • Articulate reasons to use percentiles to describe a dataset and be able to perform those calculations.
  • Differentiate between measures of central tendency, when to use each, and be able to perform those calculations.
  • Differentiate between measures of dispersion, when to use each, and be able to perform those calculations. 
Program:
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET workshop 
  • 12–1 p.m. ET lunch break
  • 1–3 p.m. ET workshop 
Pricing:
  • $200/$250 (members/nonmembers) 

Registration for this workshop closes July 25, 2021.

Program Name: Foundations Workshops
Event Type(s): Virtual Workshop
Experience Level: Beginner
Length of Event: 5 hours
Date(s): July 27-27, 2021
Cutoff Date: Jul 25, 2021
Instructor/Presenter: Eric Atchison