9780205510672

Reading Statistics and Research

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205510672

  • ISBN10:

    0205510671

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

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. Excerpts from over 500 recent research articles are presented, analyzed and discussed to illustrate concepts while numerous cases, terms and review questions help guide the discussion.For consumers and students who want to learn to understand and evaluate research.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Typical Format of Journal Articles
Descriptive Statistics: The Univariate Case
The Bivariate Case
Reliability and Validity
Foundations of Inferential Statistics
Estimation
Hypothesis Testing
Effect Size, Power, Cls, and Bonoferroni
Statistical Inferences Concerning Bivariate Correlation Coefficients
Inferences Concerning One or Two Means
Tests on Three or More Means Using a One-Way ANOVA
Post Hoc and Planned Comparisons
Two-Way Analyses of Variance
Analyses of Variance With Repeated Measures
The Analysis of Covariance
Bivariate, Multiple and Logistic Regression
Inferences on Percentages, Proportions, and Frequencies
Statistical Tests on Ranks (Non-Parametric Tests)
Epilogue
Credits
Index
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