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100 Questions (and Answers) About Statistics

100 Questions (and Answers) About Statistics

  • Author: Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483324575
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 232
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In an increasingly data-driven world, it is more important than ever for students as well as professionals to better understand basic statistical concepts. 100 Questions (and Answers) About Statistics addresses the essential questions that students ask about statistics in a concise and accessible way. It is perfect for instructors, students, and practitioners as a supplement to more comprehensive materials, or as a desk reference with quick answers to the most frequently asked questions. “The key strength of this book is the straightforward approach. I love the to-the-point question-and-answer format. . . . This book would be useful in both statistics and research methods courses . . . [and] in math tutoring labs. I love the tone the author uses, as it is not condescending. Students will be encouraged.” —Jamie Brown, Mercer University “The sequencing of the questions works very well—from the most basic to the more intimidating questions often asked by students in an intro class. . . . If Dr. Salkind is the author, I know it will be well-written, and both entertaining and easy to understand.” —Linda Martinez, California State University, Long Beach “Practical examples from all types of work: showing the steps to do each analysis and then the ways to use the results responsibly.” —Jennifer R. Salmon, Eckerd College

100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Methods

100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Methods

  • Author: Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1412992036
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 172
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How do I create a good research hypothesis? How do I know when my literature review is finished? What is the difference between a sample and a population? What is power and why is it important? In an increasingly data-driven world, it is more important than ever for students as well as professionals to better understand the process of research. This invaluable guide answers the essential questions that students ask about research methods in a concise and accessible way.

100 Questions (and Answers) About Action Research

100 Questions (and Answers) About Action Research

  • Author: Luke Duesbery,Todd Twyman
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1544305427
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 176
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100 Questions (and Answers) About Action Research by Luke Duesbery and Todd Twyman identifies and answers the essential questions on the process of systematically approaching your practice from an inquiry-oriented perspective, with a focus on improving that practice. This unique text offers progressive instructors an alternative to the research status quo and serves as a reference for readers to improve their practice as advocates for those they serve. The Question and Answer format makes this an ideal supplementary text for traditional research methods courses, and also a helpful guide for practitioners in education, social work, criminal justice, health, business, and other applied disciplines.

100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Ethics

100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Ethics

  • Author: Emily E. Anderson,Amy Corneli
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1506348718
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 224
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100 Questions (and Answers) About Research Ethics by Emily E Anderson and Amy Corneli is an essential guide for graduate students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences. It identifies ethical issues that individuals must consider when planning research studies as well as provides guidance on how to address ethical issues that might arise during research implementation. Questions such as assessing risks, to protecting privacy and vulnerable populations, obtaining informed consent, using technology including social media, negotiating the IRB process, and handling data ethically are covered. Acting as a resource for students developing their thesis and dissertation proposals and for junior faculty designing research, this book reflects the latest U.S. federal research regulations to take effect mostly in January 2018.

100 Questions (and Answers) About Qualitative Research

100 Questions (and Answers) About Qualitative Research

  • Author: Lisa M. Given
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483346897
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 208
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100 Questions (and Answers) About Qualitative Research, by Lisa M. Given, addresses the practical decisions that researchers must make in their work, from the design of the study, through ethics approval, implementation, and writing. The book’s quick-scan, question-and-answer format make it ideal as a supplementary text or as a ready reference for graduate students preparing for comprehensive exams and writing research proposals, undergraduates in affiliated programs who will not be taking a primary course in qualitative research methods, and researchers working across disciplines in academic or practice environments.

100 Questions (and Answers) About Tests and Measurement

100 Questions (and Answers) About Tests and Measurement

  • Author: Bruce B. Frey
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483324583
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 216
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100 Questions (and Answers) About Tests and Measurement asks (and answers) important questions about the world of social science measurement. It is ideal as an introduction to students new to the concepts, to advanced students and professionals looking to review ideas and procedures, as well as to those interested in knowing more about a test they have to take or how to interpret the score they receive.

Answering Questions With Statistics

Answering Questions With Statistics

  • Author: Robert F. Szafran,Robert Szafran
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412991323
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 429
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By making introductory statistics interesting through comparing data on today's student generation with their parents' generation, and asking students to consider how people change as they grow older, the book uses data on subjective beliefs (such as freedom of speech and abortion) as well objective characteristics (years of schooling, marital status) to teach basic statistics using SPSS.

Study Guide to Accompany Neil J. Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, 4th Edition

Study Guide to Accompany Neil J. Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, 4th Edition

  • Author: Neil J. Salkind,David Kremelberg
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1412904765
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 128
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Prepared by David Kremelberg (University of Connecticut, Storrs), this study guide offers additional review and practice to help you succeed in your statistics class. Each chapter corresponds to the appropriate chapter in Neil Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, Fourth Edition, and contains the following: a chapter outline; learning objectives; key terms; a chapter summary; true/false, short-answer, and essay questions; and exercises.

How to Conduct Surveys

How to Conduct Surveys

A Step-by-step Guide

  • Author: Arlene Fink
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 141296668X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 125
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Popular for helping readers to organize and evaluate the credibility of surveys, the third edition of How to Conduct Surveys: A Step-by-Step Guide also pays particular attention to four issues in survey research which have become prominent since the publication of the second edition. This version of the text covers how to organize data for analysis, teaching readers to, for example, create a code book. The work also teaches audiences how to create reports and present them using computers. Moreover, this edition includes in depth coverage of human subjects protections-which is an issue about which today's surveyors must know. Finally, the text prepares researchers and students to employ the Internet and e-mail in their work.

Tests & Measurement for People who (think They) Hate Tests & Measurement

Tests & Measurement for People who (think They) Hate Tests & Measurement

  • Author: Neil J. Salkind
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9781412913638
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 371
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In this text, author Neil J. Salkind guides readers through the fundamentals of tests and measurement, using the conversational writing style and straightforward presentation techniques that has made his book Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics a bestseller. Tests & Measurement For People Who (Think They) Hate Tests & Measurement provides an overview of the many different facets of testing including the design and use of tests and some of the basic social, political, and legal issues that the process of testing involves. This engaging text introduces students to advanced issues and explains why those topics are important.