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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Lab: Correlation in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and Grading Rubric

This assignment teaches students how to calculate the Pearson Product-Moment correlation using SPSS and how to interpret the output. A detailed grading rubric is included.

Online Simulation: Measuring Relationships

This site has a series of Java animations to illustrate basic statistical concepts related to measuring relationships. The illustrations relate to measures that seek to describe if a relationship

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PowerPoint: Review of How to Calculate Pearson Correlation

This PowerPoint presentation works through how to hand calculate a correlation.

Correlation; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of Pearson Correlation (Height & Running Speed)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a Pearson Correlation.

Correlation; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of Pearson Correlation (Math & Spelling)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a Pearson Correlation.

Correlation; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of Pearson Correlation (Video Games & GPA)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a Pearson Correlation.

Correlation; Hand Calculation

Screencast Tutorial for Pearson r Correlations (Ray's Study)

Through a combination of narrated PowerPoint slides and real-time screen capture of PASW/SPSS, we present a novel research scenario, help students identify relevant variables of interest, identify

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