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ISU - POL 138 - Class Notes - Week 12

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ISU - POL 138 - Class Notes - Week 12

School: Illinois State University
Department: Politics
Course: Quantitative Reasoning in Political Science
Professor: Te-Yu Wang
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Politics, politicalreasoning, politicalscience, and POL138
Name: POL 128 Notes!
Description: These are the notes from class this week
Uploaded: 11/10/2017
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background image o How about predictions based upon our iv of interest?  Minimum knowledge:0  Maximum knowledge: 8  Predicted values are still only estimates  What is the predicted level of support at the minimum value of knowledge?  =32.09+1.30*0  =32.09  What about the maximum?  32.09+1.30*8  42.49    Problems in statistical analyses   Taking objective data and analyzing it mathematically in a model    Statistical analysis  o Explanatory variables- variables that are there but there 
were not included in your model 
o Factors confounded with explanatory variables  o Controlled factors  o Uncontrolled, randomized errors  Experimental method  o Randomization and control  o Problems of design and generalizability  Misuse of statistical testing:  o Hunting for significance  o Statistical versus substantive significance  o Test of H0 are often weak  Mistakes in regression modeling  o Using regression to model nonlinear relationships  o Correlation does not mean causation 

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School: Illinois State University
Department: Politics
Course: Quantitative Reasoning in Political Science
Professor: Te-Yu Wang
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Politics, politicalreasoning, politicalscience, and POL138
Name: POL 128 Notes!
Description: These are the notes from class this week
Uploaded: 11/10/2017
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