education

  1. kiton

    Healthcare vs. education: interpretation of the findings

    Hello everybody! So I came across two studies that test a similar model of reputation and its impact on financial performance in the contexts of US business schools and cancer-treatment hospitals. In case of business schools, while the impact of prominence (think top of mind awareness)...
  2. B

    Statistical Analysis of Student Test Scores before and after an Intervention

    Hello, Please help me ensure that I am conducting the proper statistical analysis. I am trying to determine if my student test score results are statistically significant after having applied a learning intervention. The data I am using are student test scores on TEST 1 from my 3 previous...
  3. A

    Business major looking in the MS Statistics

    Hello, So I'm about to finish a my BBA and am looking into working with data analytics. There are plenty of great business analytics programs out there that I'm eligible for, but I think I'd like to expand my opportunities (i.e. if I ever want to go into research much later on through a PhD...
  4. J

    Need suggestions for young students analyzing T/F data

    I teach an intro course in robotics to middles school students. I need help on how they can conclude from data that is T/F. I encourage them to create a mini-experiment each week like how far will their car roll after going down incline plane of different angles. Then they must do a bit of...
  5. P

    How is the MS in Statistics at Texas A&M?

    Hello, I have recently applied to the Online Master in Statistics offered by Texas A&M. While I'm still waiting to hear about my application, I was wondering if anyone on this forum has experience with that Master (applied, enrolled, graduated). If you had previously applied, how long did...
  6. K

    Teacher of elem gifted kids looking for resources

    Greetings! I teach math and science to gifted 5th and 6th graders. We recently read "Scammed by Statistics" by Ed Zaccaro (what a great book!) where my students learned a LOT about different ways that people misuse statistical information. I am looking for origianl examples of bad...
  7. F

    Grouping educational level in different variables

    hi there! I'm trying to apply a regression model based on the Human Capital Theory. Besides other independent variables, I have grouped the educational level (in years) in 4 distinct variables, in the following way: E1: variable that assumes values 1, 2, 3 or 4 in the case of the...
  8. trinker

    Where to send an education methods piece

    I'm writing a piece that introduces a new correlation like measure between time periods. I would like to get this one published somewhere. The problem... My mentors are qualitative people. Generally the work I read is qualitative (my field is very qual) and so my exposure to journals with...
  9. S

    Comparative study and too many variables

    Hey guys. I've been sociology for quite some time but I'm still pretty inexperienced in statistics and Stata. Here's my problem: I'm working on a comparative study between Poland and Denmark in regards to social life and education. What I'd like to do, is to compare the respondents level...
  10. S

    Dependent and independent variables

    Hey guys. I'm doing my masters and I'm trying to get the hang of statistics in social sciences. I have this one data set, where I'm looking at the relationship between different types of jobs and after-education in the different job types (yes/no). It's then I get a little confused. As far...
  11. S

    Another physicist going into statistics...

    Hello all! I just recently found this forum and am excited about how useful this will be for me! I have been accepted to a Statistics Department to start my Masters Degree this Fall, and I have to admit I am a little nervous! I received my BS in Physics from a small college, took a year of...
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    Job Openings for Online Statistics Tutors

    Hi Everyone, Tutor.com is currently looking for more Online Statistics Tutors. All of the tutoring takes place online through their proprietary classroom and you can tutor from anywhere you have a high speed internet connection. The students are connecting from schools, libraries and...