By Debbie L Hahs-Vaughn,Richard G Lomax
This accomplished, versatile textual content is utilized in either one- and two-semester classes to check introductory via intermediate facts. teachers choose the themes which are correct for his or her path. Its conceptual strategy is helping scholars extra simply comprehend the options and interpret SPSS and study effects. Key suggestions are easily said and infrequently reintroduced and relating to each other for reinforcement. various examples show their relevance. This variation positive factors extra clarification to extend realizing of the techniques. basically the most important equations are included.
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Each bankruptcy starts off with an summary, a listing of key techniques, and a vignette on the topic of these strategies. practical examples from schooling and the behavioral sciences illustrate these techniques. every one instance examines the methods and assumptions and offers directions for the way to run SPSS, together with annotated output, and how to increase an APA sort write-up. important tables of assumptions and the consequences in their violation are incorporated, in addition to tips to attempt assumptions in SPSS. 'Stop and imagine' containers supply worthy suggestions for higher realizing the thoughts. every one bankruptcy comprises computational, conceptual, and interpretive difficulties. the information units utilized in the examples and difficulties are supplied on the internet. solutions to the odd-numbered difficulties are given within the book.
The first 5 chapters evaluation descriptive facts together with methods of representing information graphically, statistical measures, the conventional distribution, and likelihood and sampling. the rest of the textual content covers inferential statistics related to capacity, proportions, variances, and correlations, simple and complex research of variance and regression types. subject matters no longer handled in different texts equivalent to powerful tools, a number of comparability and nonparametric tactics, and complex ANOVA and a number of and logistic regression types also are reviewed.
Intended for one- or two-semester classes in data taught in schooling and/or the behavioral sciences on the graduate and/or complex undergraduate level, knowledge of statistics isn't really a prerequisite. A rudimentary wisdom of algebra is required.
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An Introduction to Statistical Concepts: Third Edition by Debbie L Hahs-Vaughn,Richard G Lomax