This report describes the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a web-based tutorial designed to teach graduate students about the statistical concept of power. It contains a literature review of techniques used to teach statistics, similar computer-based programs for representing the concept of power, and instructional theories that pertain to web-based tutorials. It describes the process of designing and developing this tutorial in detail. The results section contains a description of the product implementation with three different groups and discusses the qualitative and quantitative findings from each of these implementations. Finally, there is a discussion of the tutorial's strengths and weaknesses.
College and Department
David O. McKay School of Education; Instructional Psychology and Technology
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Hunter, Eric D., "Using Interactive Diagrams to Teach Graduate Students About Statistical Power" (2008). Theses and Dissertations. 1287.
instructional design, statistics, interactive diagrams, flash, dynamic templates, eLearning, web-based tutorial, statistical power