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Foundations of Descriptive Statistics

October 28-28, 2021
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October 28, 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 October 24, 2021.

Program Name: Foundations Workshops
Event Type(s): Virtual Workshop
Experience Level: Beginner
Length of Event: 5 hours
Date(s): October 28-28, 2021
Cutoff Date: Oct 24, 2021
Instructor/Presenter: Eric Atchison