Heiman, G. (2015). Behavioral sciences STAT (2nd ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage.
- Chapter 5, “Describing Data with z-Scores and the Normal Curve” (pp. 68–84)
- Chapter 6, “Using Probability to Make Decisions about Data” (pp. 88–102)
- Chapter 7, “Overview of Statistical Hypothesis Testing: The z-Test” (pp. 106–123)
Weekly Data Set: Your instructor will post the data set that you will need for the week’s Assignment to the Weekly Data Set forum found in the course navigation area of the classroom.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2015d). Introduction to z-score [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.Note: The video is available in this week’s Introduction section
Laureate Education (Producer). (2015k). Probability and introduction to inferential statistics [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.Note: The video is available in this week’s Introduction section
Rugg, G. (2008). Using statistics: A gentle introduction [E-book]. Retrieved from http://site.ebrary.com/lib/waldenu/docDetail.action?docID=10229869&p00=statistics
StatSoft. (2015). Electronic statistics textbook. Retrieved from http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/elementary-statistics-concepts/