ERIC Number: ED106930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Projection Techniques for the Non-Statistically Inclined. Research Report No. 113.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.
This report briefly describes and analyzes several of the most frequently used techniques for depicting trends and making projections of education statistics. Each technique is described simply and nontechnically, with its uses and shortcomings, and a step-by-step analytical and graphic example and explanation. Projection techniques described include such methods as the freehand, semiaverage, average of period, moving average, least squares, ratio, and cohort-survival. (Author/JG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Education.