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Name: Sampling and Data: Variation and Critical Evaluation
ID: m16021
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module discusses statistical variability within data and samples. Students will be given the opportunity to see this variability in action through participation in an optional classroom exercise. This module also has a section that discusses Critical Evaluation.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: data, measurement, sample, sampling, size, statistics, variability, variation
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.15 (history)
First publication date: Mar 31, 2008 3:00 pm +0000
Last revision to module: May 17, 2012 9:01 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.15 May 17, 2012 9:01 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Sampling and Data: Variation and Critical Evaluation: Updated language.

Version: 1.14 Jan 27, 2009 12:09 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Sampling and Data: Variation and Critical Evaluation: Added information about Critical Evaluation to the summary.

Version: 1.13 Jan 27, 2009 12:06 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Sampling and Data: Variation and Critical Evaluation:  Added a new section called "Critical Evaluation."  Changed the title of the module to "Variation and Critical Evaluation."

Version: 1.12 Jan 7, 2009 6:57 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Under the Variation section, the discussion about the size of a sample was updated to reflect the fact that large and small samples can be appropriate.

Version: 1.11 Oct 27, 2008 8:34 pm +0000 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.10 Jul 14, 2008 11:24 am +0000 by Connexions
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image review

Version: 1.9 Jul 14, 2008 11:23 am +0000 by Connexions
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image review

Version: 1.8 Jul 9, 2008 11:26 am +0000 by Connexions
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Corrected problem where extra columns were added to tables

Version: 1.7 Jul 8, 2008 8:50 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review edits

Version: 1.6 Jul 3, 2008 11:55 am +0000 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.5 Jun 26, 2008 4:45 pm +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
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Roles changed

Version: 1.4 May 22, 2008 9:44 am +0000 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Fixed Glossary

Version: 1.3 Apr 29, 2008 3:03 pm +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
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Updated metadata

Version: 1.2 Apr 22, 2008 11:03 am +0000 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Cnxorg added as maintainer

Version: 1.1 Apr 18, 2008 4:37 pm +0000 by Uchenna Anyikam
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