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Capacity Building at the Statistics sector of the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

The following set of videos were made by academics from the Statistics sector. These young ladies were on the video team for this project; all three are lecturers at the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, and all are currently pursuing a PhD whilst being full time members of Statistics staff.

From left to right: Nombuso Zondo, Arusha Desai, Danielle Roberts

The project was lead by Prof. Delia North

First Series

Video 1

Speaker: Danielle Roberts
Description: An introduction to statistics: Basic terminology and concepts.
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Video 2

Speaker: Danielle Roberts
Description: An introduction to statistics: Types of variables and their measurement scales.
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Video 3

Speaker: Arusha Desai
Description: Introducing descriptive statistics and its role in extracting essential information
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Video 4

Speaker: Arusha Desai
Description: Introducing Excel basics and its ability to perform calculations
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Video 5

Speaker: Arusha Desai
Description: Using Excel to determine the descriptive statistics of a data set.
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Second Series

Video 1

Speaker: Delia North
Description: Basic Sampling Concepts, Sampling Types, Examples
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Video 2

Speaker: Delia North
Description: Variance of sampling statistic, accuracy & bias
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Video 2 Prac

Speaker: Nombuso Zondo
Description: PRACTICAL DEMO: Effect of varying sample size on accuracy
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Video 3

Speaker: Delia North
Description: Simple Random Sampling
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Video 3 Prac

Speaker: Nombuso Zondo
Description: PRACTICAL DEMO: With Replacement & Without Replacement Simple Random Sampling
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Video 4

Speaker: Delia North
Description: Stratified Sampling
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Video 4 Prac

Speaker: Nombuso Zondo
Description: PRACTICAL DEMO: Stratified Sampling vs Simple Random Sampling
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Video 5

Speaker: Delia North
Description: Cluster Sampling
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Video 5 Prac

Speaker: Nombuso Zondo
Description: PRACTICAL DEMO: Cluster Sampling vs other sampling techniques
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