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Term 2 Week 5

Learning objectives:

  • Learn how to calculate and interpret the Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient
  • Learn about the use and abuse of correlation
  • Learn how to apply correlation analysis to your research question

Lecture:

  • Homework week 15: Read the required literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 15:
    • Coolidge, Frederick L. 2012. Statistics: A Gentle Introduction. Sage. pp. 175-191

Seminar:

  • Homework week 15: Read the required literature (see below)
  • Required reading week 15:
    • Acock, Alan C. 2014. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Fourth Edition, Stata Press. Section 8.5
    • Hamilton, Lawrence. 2008. Statistics with Stata - International Edition. Stata Press. pp. 186-190