Types Of Distributions Module 2

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03–Types of Distributions Module 2 Slide 1: Welcome back! Congratulations for all the work that you have done! While I’m sure you are anxious to learn about the technique to answer research questions and hypotheses, social workers and researchers need to understand the basic. Think of your first bike ride. Did you need training wheels? Or did you need that gentle push from a parent or relative? These were the foundations that prepared you for many years of enjoyable bicycling! As stated in the previous powerpoints, it is important to analyze each variable, especially our independent and dependent variables to determine the type of statistical techniques to use in answer our research questions and/or hypotheses. One analysis that we perform on each variable is the distribution of their scores. As with other powerpoints, this powerpoint supplements your readings for the purpose of providing a better understanding of the module’s concepts. Yet, it does not replace the need for reading your textbook. Additionally, embedded in the powerpoint are questions to test your assimilation of these concepts. So, let’s begin. Slide 2: As humans, we acquire knowledge with visual applications or pictures. After looking at picture or graph, we can instantly interpret its meaning. Frequency polygons convey pictures of different shapes of distributions for interval and ratio level variables only and enhances our understanding of central tendency and dispersion, concepts that we discussed
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