Friday, 9 January 2015

Measurement and prediction II (reliability, validity, sensitivity and specificity)

Look at all of the articles your colleagues have posted and comment on them making sure that you understand all of the main concepts; where you do not understand something try to search the internet for an explanation.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Measurement and prediction I (levels of measurement, sources of error, probability)

Your self-directed learning should be based around anything that was new to you or that you did not understand about the content of this session.  In particular make sure that you understand why a low level of probability is preferable when deciding whether or not the outcome of a study is statistically significant or not.

Introduction to module (aims & objectives, installing SPSS, setting up a blog, aims of the assessment)

Familiarise yourself with the features of blogger such as making an entry, creating hypertext links to material that is online, uploading pictures and inserting video links.  Take a look at a few blogs and see what features you might want to use to make yours readable, informative, interesting and attractive.