Download e-book for kindle: An Introduction to Statistical Concepts: Third Edition by Debbie L Hahs-Vaughn,Richard G Lomax

By Debbie L Hahs-Vaughn,Richard G Lomax

ISBN-10: 041588005X

ISBN-13: 9780415880053

This complete, versatile textual content is utilized in either one- and two-semester classes to study introductory via intermediate information. teachers opt for the subjects which are well suited for his or her direction. Its conceptual process is helping scholars extra simply comprehend the techniques and interpret SPSS and study effects. Key recommendations are easily acknowledged and sometimes reintroduced and relating to each other for reinforcement. a variety of examples display their relevance. This variation beneficial properties extra clarification to extend figuring out of the thoughts. simply the most important equations are included.

In addition to updating all through, the hot version features:

  • New co-author, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn, the 2007 recipient of the college of imperative Florida's collage of schooling Excellence in Graduate educating Award.

  • A new bankruptcy on logistic regression types for latest extra advanced methodologies.

  • More on computing self belief periods and carrying out strength analyses utilizing G*Power.

  • Many extra SPSS screenshots to aid with figuring out how you can navigate SPSS and annotated SPSS output to help within the interpretation of results.

  • Extended sections on easy methods to write-up statistical ends up in APA format.

  • New studying instruments together with chapter-opening vignettes, outlines, and a listing of key thoughts, many extra examples, tables, and figures, packing containers, and bankruptcy summaries.

  • More tables of assumptions and the consequences in their violation together with the way to attempt them in SPSS.

  • 33% new conceptual, computational, and all new interpretative problems.

  • A web site that includes PowerPoint slides, solutions to the even-numbered difficulties, and try out goods for teachers, and for college students the bankruptcy outlines, key options, and datasets that may be utilized in SPSS and different programs, and more.

Each bankruptcy starts with an overview, a listing of key techniques, and a vignette relating to these options. sensible examples from schooling and the behavioral sciences illustrate these thoughts. each one instance examines the approaches and assumptions and gives directions for the way to run SPSS, together with annotated output, and how one can boost an APA variety write-up. necessary tables of assumptions and the results in their violation are incorporated, in addition to how one can try out assumptions in SPSS. 'Stop and imagine' containers supply useful information for greater realizing the thoughts. each one bankruptcy comprises computational, conceptual, and interpretive difficulties. the information units utilized in the examples and difficulties are supplied on the net. solutions to the odd-numbered difficulties are given within the book.

The first 5 chapters overview descriptive information together with methods of representing info graphically, statistical measures, the traditional distribution, and likelihood and sampling. the rest of the textual content covers inferential data related to potential, proportions, variances, and correlations, uncomplicated and complex research of variance and regression versions. issues no longer handled in different texts resembling strong equipment, a number of comparability and nonparametric methods, and complex ANOVA and a number of and logistic regression versions 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 complicated undergraduate level, knowledge of statistics isn't a prerequisite. A rudimentary wisdom of algebra is required.

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