is Statistical Research?
For the purposes of this tutorial, statistical research is quantitative
research that requires:
- Collection of numeric data
- Use of statistical analysis to interpret that data
This tutorial focuses on the intellectual process of constructing such research,
but it does not focus on the mechanics of statistical analysis. Students will
want to become familiar with one of the productivity software packages for performing
Some options are:
||Although these programs spit out analysis like magic, if you don't understand
the intellectual process that enables you to gather the correct data and
choose the correct type of analysis, what you are getting from the machine
is meaningless babble.