Reading statistics and research

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Longman, 2000 - Business & Economics - 700 pages
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This text shows consumers of research how to read, understand, and critically evaluate the statistical information and research results contained in technical research reports. The text is also useful for applied researchers who need advice on how to analyze their own data and summarize their empirical findings. Students in education and other disciplines need to learn how to interpret and use statistics and research, but often they do not have any way to begin this process. This text clearly and methodically presents basic statistical and research concepts and illustrates how to employ them in making sound educational decisions. Excerpts from more than 500 recent research articles are presented, analyzed, and discussed to illustrate concepts, while numerous cases, terms and review questions help guide the discussion.

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Clear, straightforward coverage of the subject. I was introduced to an earlier edition of this book during my doctoral program and won't part with it. An excellent resource to have.

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just couldn't resist putting this fabulous textbook of mine on here (note the hint of sarcasm). it's forever by my side this semester! Read full review

Contents

The Typical Format of Journal Articles
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The Univariate Case
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Bivariate Correlation
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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