As a follow-up to last Thursday's post about the 2009 Statistical Abstract of the United States, here is an excellent tutorial from American University that teaches the concepts involved in basic statistical research.
Because even disciplines such as legal analysis increasingly require a quantitative approach, the tutorial linked above should be of value to those who wish to learn the fundamentals of statistical research. The tutorial covers such concepts as construct validity, informational availability, and data types.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
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