# Ch 5: Statistics in Psychology: Homeschool Curriculum

The Statistics in Psychology unit of this High School Psychology Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the use of statistics in psychological research. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

## Who's It For?

This unit of our High School Psychology Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about statistics in psychology. There is no faster or easier way to learn about statistics. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about types of statistics, their use in research, statistical significance and psychological tests.
• Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
• Homeschool parents who need a psychology curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
• Gifted students and students with learning differences.

## How It Works:

• Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
• Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
• Short quizzes and a statistics unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

## Statistics Unit Objectives:

• Define statistics, tests and measurements.
• Explore the uses of statistical analysis.
• Gain an understanding of descriptive statistics and how they are used.
• Learn about mean, median and mode.
• Explore the measures of variability and what they mean.
• See how inferential statistics are used in psychology studies.
• Examine the method of hypothesis testing that compares the null to the alternative hypothesis.
• Learn what statistical significance is and examine its levels and critical regions.
• See how standardization, norm and samples help in understanding the results of psychological tests.
• Get an overview of some common psychological tests, including power tests, aptitude tests and inventory-type tests.

14 Lessons in Chapter 5: Statistics in Psychology: Homeschool Curriculum
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