Métis Centre E-Learning Tutorials

In an attempt to build Métis capacity to use and report statistics, a series of cartoon-based E-learning tutorials on some statistical concepts have been created.

Click on the links below to launch the tutorials. You can use the control buttons at the bottom to pause, play, rewind, advance the tutorial or mute the audio.

This tutorial provides an overview of the importance of statistics in day-to-day life and how statistics are used with some simple examples. Duration: just over 3 minutes long

This tutorial provides an overview of the three common measures of central tendency – mean, median and mode – using simple examples. Duration: just over 6 minutes long

This tutorial provides an overview of confidence intervals using simple examples. Duration: just over 3 minutes long.

This tutorial provides an overview of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Duration: just under 12 minutes long

This tutorial provides an overview of how to interpret the statistics (column percentages and confidence intervals) in the 2x2 tables in the database.

This tutorial provides an overview of how to effectively do searches of statistical tables in the database using keywords and Boolean terms.

This tutorial provides an introduction to basic statistical concepts and techniques including measures of central tendency, types of data and variables, sources of Aboriginal statistical information, discreptive statistics, frequency and percentage distributions, rates, ratios, etc. The first part of the tutorial was adapted from Module 1 developed by the Aboriginal Statistics Training Program in Statistics Canada.

Note: The tutorial does not advance on its own. Please use the "Back" and "Next" button to advance slides.