The discussion forum this week blends the knowledge you gained from this week’s session with the advanced knowledge you have from your readings in preparing for week 2. You are to use the measures of central tendency and dispersion to make a determination on the differences within the data presented. There is no ultimate right, or wrong, answer. It’s all in how you interpret the data. Be clear in your supporting analysis.
The Discussion Question is:
ACT data for students in 3 school districts has been collected. The mean scores with associated standard deviations are as follows:
How would you compare the districts? Defend your analysis.
- – Responses were analytical and topical.
- – Outside sources, previous knowledge, and real life experiences were used in responses.
- – Thoughts and opinions challenged the discussion.