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QUANT 346 - Applied Statistics for Youth Development

5 Credits
This course focuses on data analysis techniques for practitioners in youth development programs. Students will learn standard techniques for collecting, organizing, visualizing, and interpreting data and statistics for use in reports, grant narrative, and program evaluation. Student will also learn how to access and interpret data and statistics contained in best practices research found in peer-reviewed articles and national databases, including the logic and results of hypothesis testing.

Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - H SER
Course Note For students in BAS in Youth Development
FeesCF

Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Evening



Designed to Serve Student in the Bachelor of Applied Behavior Sciences in Youth Development
Active Date 2016-05-05

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Types and sources of data used in Youth Development Program

Computing and interpreting basic descriptive statistics

Data collection techniques and ethical considerations

Incorporating data and descriptive statistics into written narrative, including proper attribution

Organizing data and descriptive statistics into appropriate visualizations, using technology

The logic of inferential statistics (e.g., hypothesis testing )

Interpreting statistics in reports, grant narrative, program evaluation, and best-practices research on youth development



Student Learning Outcomes
Incorporate data and descriptive statistics into written narrative appropriate for an identified audience, including appropriate attribution.

Interpret descriptive and inferential statistics found in reports, grant narrative, program evaluation reports, and evidence-based best practices research on youth development

Identify techniques for collecting raw data on youth development programs, including strengths, limitations, and ethical considerations

Access and interpret data and statistics on youth development and youth development programs from national databases

Create appropriate visualizations of data and descriptive statistics for use in reports, grant narrative, and program evaluation in youth development programs, using technology where appropriate



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