This worktext encourages hands-on exploration of statistical concepts so that students take an active part in the learning process. With its strong emphasis on data analysis, this book seeks to make students better consumers of statistics and to give them the skills to design and execute experiments in an undergraduate research class. Statistical concepts are presented economically and immediately reinforced with activities?to be done in small groups or individually?that make the concepts clear and vivid. The TI graphing calculator, although not required, is integrated as an easy-to-use, portable tool that helps students to see statistical methods and models in action. A comprehensive Instructor's Resource Manual, developed by the authors, gives extensive support and guidance for teaching interactively.
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This volume takes a hands-on approach to the introduction of basic statistical methods, using a highly interactive method. Readers are taught to ask "why" and think like a statistician to find the logical solution. With its strong emphasis on data analysis, the book gives readers the skills to understand and interpret a variety of statistical results. Provides an overview of the basic components of decision-making and using statistical ideas. Helps readers master the language of statistics, the importance of a p-value, and the meaning of statistical significance. Includes coverage of current topics such as power of the test and effect size, bootstrap, and blocking designs in experiments. Usesexamples frombusiness, sports, economics, and more to address a wide range of interests. Includes chapter-ending TI Quick Steps for using calculators to enter, manipulate, and plot data. For anyone interested in learning more about statistics.
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