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On Likert scales, ordinal data and mean values

On Likert scales, ordinal data and mean values | SPSS | Scoop.it
This post has been prompted by an edited collection that I was recently asked to review. Substantive comments on the book will be published elsewhere, so you may want to watch this space for update...
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OK, I am a bit shaken by this. I've had articles published, and M and PhD students use mean scores in reporting results. :-(

 

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Principal Component Analysis 4 Dummies: Eigenvectors, Eigenvalues and Dimension Reduction

Principal Component Analysis 4 Dummies: Eigenvectors, Eigenvalues and Dimension Reduction | SPSS | Scoop.it
Having been in the social sciences for a couple of weeks it seems like a large amount of quantitative analysis relies on Principal Component Analysis (PCA). This is usually referred to in tandem with eigenvalues, eigenvectors and lots of numbers. So what's going on? Is this just mathematical jargon to get the non-maths scholars to…
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Oh Ordinal data, what do we do with you?

Oh Ordinal data, what do we do with you? | SPSS | Scoop.it
What can you do with ordinal data? Or more to the point, what shouldn’t you do with ordinal data? First of all, let’s look at what ordinal data is. It is usual in statistics and other sciences to c...
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Plugged in or turned off: A critical reflection on the digital literacy of 21st century students in higher education

Plugged in or turned off: A critical reflection on the digital literacy of 21st century students in higher education | SPSS | Scoop.it

"Heather and Suzan met for the first time at the Digital Pedagogies Conference (2015) this year. Heather chose the metaphorical title, “Connectivism: ..."


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Images In eLearning: 6 Best Practices To Choose Images For Your eLearning Course

Images In eLearning: 6 Best Practices To Choose Images For Your eLearning Course | SPSS | Scoop.it

“6 Best Practices To Choose Images In eLearningI will not share the cliché that a picture is worth a thousand words; you already know this. I will point out, however, that every picture hides a story behind it.”


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How to Conduct a Hypothesis Test

How to Conduct a Hypothesis Test | SPSS | Scoop.it
Hypothesis testing is one of the main topics of inferential statistics. Find out how to tell the likelihood of an observed event occurring randomly.
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The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New | SPSS | Scoop.it
There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost your career.

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ruthschapira's curator insight, July 15, 2015 9:40 AM

This is the most comprehensive list I've seen.

Terrie Pressman's curator insight, July 19, 2015 12:25 PM

Online learning at your fingertips!

Marianne Hart's curator insight, July 19, 2015 9:31 PM

Bonus for music education!!

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On Likert scales, ordinal data and mean values

On Likert scales, ordinal data and mean values | SPSS | Scoop.it
This post has been prompted by an edited collection that I was recently asked to review. Substantive comments on the book will be published elsewhere, so you may want to watch this space for update...
Duan van der Westhuizen's insight:

OK, I am a bit shaken by this. I've had articles published, and M and PhD students use mean scores in reporting results. :-(

 

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Surprise, Surprise - New Research Finds Lectures Aren't The Best Way To Teach

Surprise, Surprise - New Research Finds Lectures Aren't The Best Way To Teach | SPSS | Scoop.it

“Are College Lectures Unfair? is the headline of a column in The New York Times reviewing new research about the ineffectiveness of college lectures, though the same could be said, of course, about ...”


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Teacher activity book for iPads in the classroom - Book Creator app

Teacher activity book for iPads in the classroom - Book Creator app | SPSS | Scoop.it
This is volume 2 of the 'Book of Awesome' - compiled by EdTechTeacher and made with Book Creator.

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | SPSS | Scoop.it
The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.

Via Dennis T OConnor, Jeffrey Jablonski, Ph.D.
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Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 25, 2015 3:09 AM

A clear and useful list of activities for assessment.

Karen Molineaux's curator insight, February 25, 2015 8:06 PM

This is a pretty good infographic that serves as a guide when trying to decide what type of activity and grading to do when addressing Bloom's...

Tom Stream's curator insight, March 1, 2015 12:44 PM

As we move to more online learning opportunities, we are going to have to evaluate our evaluation tools.

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Which test guide to selecting the correct statistical test, statistical tests, psychology, help

Which Test is an online guide to selecting an appropriate statistical test...
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