Instructor's Guide
Quizzes, Reflective Questions, and Activities
Following are the assignments embedded in the Basic Statistics tutorial:
 Activity 1: Quiz Yourself about Statistical Terms
 Activity 2: Statistical Calculations
 Activity 3: Worksheet  More Three M's
 Activity 4: Worksheet  R's, P's, and Other Things
Relationship to Other iStudy Tutorials
This tutorial should be used before or in conjunction with the Source Evaluation tutorial, for statistics are one method for evaluating source materials. It can also be used in conjunction with the Oral Presentation tutorial.
Suggested Inclass Methods of Presentation
Lecture
 Explain the purpose/intent of the session. Refer to the Purpose section for more detail.
 Explain general information about statistics, and why statistics are important.
Discussion
 Reinforce the basic statistical concepts as listed in the Key Points section below.
 Provide examples of how statistics are used in topics that are relevant to the learners.
OPTIONAL  Have students look in the local or college newspaper for examples of statistics. Have them identify the statistics used.
Note: This is an excellent opportunity to utilize and reinforce the cooperative earning techniques found in the Cooperative Learning tutorial.
Key Points
These points are covered in the iStudy tutorial, but should be emphasized in any discussions.
 Mean, median, and mode
 Separate symptoms from causes (significance, P value)
 Define and analyze the problem (correlation, r value)
Assessment Criteria
Through observing both the group's and the individuals' activities, the instructor may assess student performance. Assessment criteria are as follows (instructors supply the percentage weights):
Where 
Domain 
Activities 
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iStudy Tutorial 
Knowledge 
The learner can define the following statistical terms; Mean, Median, Mode, Significance, Pvalue, Correlation, and rvalue. 

InClass 
Comprehension 
The learner can explain the following questions: 1) What does it mean by p<.05? 2) What does it mean by r=1, r=0, r=1? 

InClass 
Application 
The learner can interpret data by using the statistical terms, when given a set of data. 

iStudy Tutorial 
Synthesis 
The learner can make a set of data him/herself under a certain rule and interpret it by using the statistical terms. 




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