This introductory statistics text presents a range of topics, from simple to sophisticated, in clear, logical language with relevant research examples that motivates students so they always understand why they are learning the material and its relationship to their further work in the field.
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Clear and concise. Some of the easier texts err on the side of verbosity: this is written to the point.
Student-oriented goals, particularly in teaching the basic vocabulary, procedures, and logic of statistics, as well as improving students' ability to read and understand the professional literature.
Aims for comprehension in two areas, the practical level of use in applied settings, and the intuitive level involving the "feel" for the principles underlying statistical procedures.
Proven pedagogy includes, chapter opening vignettes, case studies and research examples; Checking Your Progress feedback exercises; Troubleshooting Your Computations sections for identifying errors; strategically placed summaries; Exercises providing both conceptual and computational review; 5 appendices include an algebraic review among several useful tools. A functional use of second color is added to this edition.
Electronic supplements - a customized Website with additional free resources for students including an interactive study guide and useful Web links, and an Instructor's CDROM with solutions, a test item file that can be loaded onto a hard drive, and PowerPoint slides.
Ready, Set, Go! A Student Guide to SPSS 11.0 by Pavkov and Pierce is available for only $5 extra when ordered with the this text.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072832517
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface 1. The Language of Statistics PART I. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS 2. Definitions and Scaling 3. The Frequency Distribution 4. Graphing Data 5. Measures of Central Tendency 6. Measures of Dispersion and Standard Scores Review of Descriptive Statistics PART II. INFERENTIAL STATISTICS 7. Probability 8. The Normal Distribution 9. Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing 10. Significance of the Difference Between Two Sample Means 11. One-Way Analysis of Variance With Post Hoc Comparisons 12. Two-Way Analysis of Variance 13. Correlation and Regression 14. Chi Square 15. Alternatives to t and F Review of Inferential Statistics Choosing the Correct Inferential Test APPENDIX 1: Brief Math-Algebra Review APPENDIX 2: Glossary of Statistical Terms APPENDIX 3: Symbol Glossary and Glossary of Computational Formulas APPENDIX 4: Tables for Inferential Tests APPENDIX 5: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises INDEX. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0072832517
Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072832517
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072832517