Types of Assistance
The assistance given is primarily advice. After
gathering information and meeting with others, the consultant will advise you
regarding your question. Consultants will not do data entry or
statistical analyses for you. Other arrangements may be made through
the SCTC for assistance of this type (but there may need to be a charge).
The consultants can advise on many aspects of statistical design and analysis,
including but not limited to, designing a study, database management, data
exploration, formulating a statistical model, determining the type of analysis
that should be done, advising on appropriate statistical software, and
interpretation of analyses. This service is not to be used for homework
problems or class projects. If additional assistance is
needed, other arrangements can be made through the SCTC (but there may be a
charge). Contact SCTC office to arrange additional services.
Short Term Service
The aim of this service is to offer professional statistical assistance
term (less than 15 hours) projects to both the Alcorn State University
community and off-campus clients.
The Short Term Service is
designed to complement SCTC services by accepting
short-term projects at lower
hourly rates with SCTC's professional member.
the consultant will give you a quote after a first meeting with the
time required to complete your project.
personal consulting, please contact SCTC office for our
hourly rates and submit your project request form.
ii) Research Project Service
This arrangement is for the benefit of the research community and SCTC.
SCTC faculty member joins a research team in a
to provide professional statistical expertise
on an on-going basis.
project service arrangements are managed by SCTC director
who monitor the progress
and quality of the work being done.
Contact SCTC office to determine if your project is eligible
for a Research
Project arrangement and to discuss the details that would
suit your needs.
iii) Grant Project Service
This service for Grant Project is a part of the benefit
of the research community
at on-and off-campus. A SCTC faculty member joins a
grant project team
to provide professional statistical expertise.
Please contact SCTC office.
** Rates for ii) and iii) will be decided with faculty
consultant and SCTC director
by Alcorn State University rule.