Answered By: JJ Fickenworth
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018     Views: 26

That's a great question. The videos below will help you do the following:

Important Concepts in Statistical Evaluation (4:57)

  • Learn what statistics are.
  • Understand why it is important to think critically about statistics.
  • Understand basic concepts in the design, measurement, and presentation of statistical data.

Questions to Ask When Evaluating Statistics (4:53)

  • Evaluate the source of a statistic.
  • Use research to confirm the source of a suspicious statistic.
  • Determine the benchmark data used to evaluate a statistic.

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