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PA 765 Statnotes: An Online Textbook, by G. David Garson

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Main Topics

  • ANOVA
  • ANCOVA
  • Correlation
  • Correlation, Partial
  • Discriminant Function
           Analysis
          * Multiple DA
  • Factor Analysis
  • Logistic Regression

  • Log-linear Models,
           Logit, and Probit
  • MANOVA/MANCOVA
           (GLM)
  • Path Analysis
  • Regression Analysis
  • Structural Equation
           Modeling

  • Additional Topics

  • Association
          * Dichotomous Measures
          * Nominal Measures
          * Nominal-Interval Association: Eta
          * Ordinal Measures
  • Assumptions, Testing of
  • Canonical Correlation
  • Case Studies
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Content Analysis
  • Correspondence Analysis
  • Crosstabulation
  • Data Imputation/Missing Values
  • Data Levels
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Evaluation Research
          * Program Theory
  • Focus Group Research
  • Game Theory
  • Latent Class Analysis
  • Multilevel Modeling/
           Hierarchical Regression
  • Narrative Analysis
  • Partial Least Squares Regression
  • Participant Observation
  • Probability
  • Reliability
  • Resampling
  • Research Designs
  • Sampling
  • Scales and Standard
            Measures
  • Significance Testing
          * Binomial Test
  • Significance, continued
          * Normal Curve Means Tests
          * t-tests
          * Chi-Square Significance Tests
          * Fisher Exact Test
          *  One-sample Runs Test of
             randomness
          *  One-sample Kolmogorov-
              Smirnov goodness-of-fit test
          *  Tests for two independent
              samples
          * Tests for >two independent
            samples
          * Tests for two dependent samples
          * Tests for >two dependent
            samples
          *  Resampling Methods
  • Simulation
          * Social Agent Simulation
  • Sociometry and Network Analysis
  • Survey Research
  • Theoretical Frameworks
          * Feminist Theory
          * Mainstream PA Theory
          * Post-Modernism
          * Principal-Agent Theory
          * Program Theory
          *  Social Capital Theory
          *  Social Choice Theory
          *  Symbolic Interactionism
  • Time Series Analysis
          * Event Analysis
  • Two-Stage Least Squares
            Regression
  • Validity
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