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Practical statistics for educators

Author: Ruth Ravid
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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This book introduces educational students and practitioners to the use of statistics in education. Basic concepts in statistics are clearly explained. Examples taken from the field of education are presented to illustrate the various concepts, terms, and statistical tests that are discussed in this book.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Ravid
ISBN: 9781442242852 144224285X 9781442242869 1442242868
OCLC Number: 887858062
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: An overview of educational research --
Basic concepts in statistics --
Organizing and graphing data --
Measures of central tendency --
Measures of variability --
The normal curve and standard scores --
Correlation --
Prediction and regression --
t Test --
Analysis of variance --
Chi square test --
Interpreting standardized test scores --
Reliability --
Validity --
Choosing the right statistical test --
Planning and conducting research studies --
Using statistical tests to analyze survey data.
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Practical Statistics for Educators, Fifth Edition, is a clear and easy-to-follow text written specifically for education students in introductory statistics courses and in action research courses. It  Read more...

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A great book for understanding basic statistics and research with practical examples. I highly recommend this book. -- Daniel R. Tomal, Concordia University Chicago; author of Action Research for Read more...

 
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