Fundamentals of Statistical Reasoning in Education, 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The original introductory statistics textbook written specifically for the discipline of education. Typically, education professors had to select from textbooks that were directed at "the behavioral sciences" or, at best, "psychology and education." While many of these texts are technically and conceptually adequate, the examples, problems, and applications are of little relevance to the reality of schools and, therefore, to the interests and concerns of education students. This text was designed to fill the void. Includes a CD.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Statistics
Frequency Distributions
Graphic Representation
Central Tendency
Normal Distributions and Standard Scores
Regression and Prediction
Inferential Statistics
Probability and Probability Distributions
Sampling Distributions
Testing Statistical Hypotheses about m When s Is Known: The One-Sample z Test
Testing Statistical Hypotheses about m When s Is Not Known: The One-Sample t Test
Comparing the Means of Two Populations: Independent Samples
Comparing the Means of Dependent Samples
Comparing the Means of Three or More Independent Samples: One-Way Analysis of Variance
Inferences about the Pearson Correlation Coefficient
Making Inferences from Frequency Data
Statistical Power" (and How to Increase It)
Review of Basic Mathematics
Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems
Statistical Tables
Useful Formulas
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