Definitions for "Data Analysis"
Keywords:  conclusion, mart, crm, summarize, hoc
The main techniques used to interpret information about an intervention for use in an evaluation are statistical analysis, the use of models, non-statistical analysis and judgement techniques, such as cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and multi-criteria analysis. See also cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, data collection, models, multi-criteria analysis, non-statistical analysis, statistical analysis.
The process of organizing, summarizing, and interpreting numerical, narrative, or artifact data, so that the results can be validly interpreted and used to guide future development of students.
Evaluation requires that data not only be gathered but that it be analyzed. Impressionistic conclusions can be drawn from qualitative data. Quantitative data is best analyzed using statistical procedures.
Procedure that prepares a data model for implementation as a nonredundant, flexible, and adaptable file/database
The use of data from assessments, surveys, and other feedback to provide information to guide instruction.
The stage in the research process which assesses secondary and/or primary data and relates it to the defined issue or problem.
Keywords:  rest
Separating the data into its individual parts and examining those parts in order to discover the underlying principles.
Processing, checking over, and trying to understanding information (data).
Keywords:  center
That process by which the data requirements of a functional area are identified, element by element. Each data element is defined from a business sense, its ownership is identified, and users and sources of that data are identified. These data elements are grouped into records, and a data structure is created which indicates the data dependencies.
Keywords:  availability