Welcome to Psy302, Inferential Statistics! I'm your instructor Ji Son (most students just call me Dr. Ji) and this is one of my favorite classes to teach. I look forward to getting to know each of you and having a quantitative reasoning adventure along the way.

The course provides an introduction to inferential statistics, the written and oral presentation of statistical results, and the use of statistical software (Excel/SPSS). The focus of this course is on a conceptual understanding of the major concepts in statistics (see Learning/Teaching Philosophy as well as the specific conceptual goals for this course).

You can use this website to download the syllabus, check out the schedule, get homework/labwork assignments, download notes (preferably before class meets), and check out other online extras. This course is a face-to-face course, but the materials posted on this website will be essential for your success. I recommend bookmarking this course website for the duration of the quarter.

Recent Announcements

  • Questions from Online Lecture (Week 8.1) Why was "River samples from 8 ft deep vs. 16 ft deep" considered Independent, when both samples are from the same river? We have to think about this question "what ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 12:24 PM by Ji Yun Son
  • Questions from Lecture (Week 7.2) "I had some trouble understanding why did you use the $ when using excel for example one."Sometimes in excel examples, I'll put in a $ when entering in a cell ...
    Posted Nov 13, 2014, 11:55 AM by Ji Son
  • Fractional degrees of freedom So far, finding degrees of freedom has been a snap. But now, we are entering territory (with SDoD) where we no longer use df = n-1 as our degrees of ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2014, 2:24 PM by Ji Yun Son
  • Mid-quarter evaluations Keep in mind that only 6 people commented.1. Two people said videos took up too much time. One of those people acknowledged that I did specify the amount of ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2014, 10:21 AM by Ji Yun Son
  • AR1 grades posted Grades have been posted. The most common grade in the class (the mode!) was an A.
    Posted Oct 31, 2014, 1:14 PM by Ji Yun Son
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