Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology: A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences

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SAGE, 2005 - Social Science - 355 pages
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`Have you ever sat in a meeting/seminar/lecture given by extremely well qualified researchers, well versed in research methodology and wondered "what kind of language are these people using"? Well, W Paul Vogt has the solution to your problem with the publication of the revised and expanded edition of his statistics and methodology dictionary' - Social Research Association News

The Third Edition of Paul Vogt's bestselling Dictionary of Statistics and Methodology continues where the Second Edition left off with updated terms and additions. The book aims to provide anyone interested in learning statistics with the sourcebook of simple definitions and explanations of statistical and statistics-related concepts. The majority of terms offer additional references to use if more information is needed on a particular topic. Additionally, many terms are accompanied by graphical material to aid understanding.

  

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B
19
C
35
D
77
E
101
F
117
G
129
H
139
P
225
Q
255
R
259
S
283
T
321
U
331
V
335
W
341

I
149
J
161
K
165
L
167
M
183
N
203
O
217
X
345
Y
347
Z
349
Suggestions for Further Reading
351
About the Author
355
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W. Paul Vogt is Professor of Research Methods and Evaluation at Illinois State University where he has won both teaching and research awards. He specializes in the evaluation of educational programs and is particularly interested in integrating multiple methods in program evaluation.nbsp; His other books include: Tolerance & Education:nbsp; Learning to Live with Diversity and Difference (Sage Publications), Quantitative Research Methods for Professionals (Allyn & Bacon), and Education Programs for Improving Intergroup Relations (co-edited with Walter Stephan, Teachers College Press).

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