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Author: Mark E Ware; Charles L Brewer
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1988.
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Handbook for teaching statistics and research methods.
Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1988
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark E Ware; Charles L Brewer
ISBN: 080580000X 9780805800005
OCLC Number: 18453705
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Contents: Part I: Statistics. Section I: Reducing Students' Fears. K.M. Dillon, Statisticophobia. K.W. Jacobs, Instructional Techniques in the Introductory Statistics Course: The First Class Meeting. B. Beins, Teaching the Relevance of Statistics Through Consumer-Oriented Research. M.W. Hastings, Statistics: Challenge for Students and the Professor. Section II: Evaluating Strategies. G. Cumming, The Introductory Statistics Course: Mixed Student Groups Preferred to Streamed. M.E. Magnello, C.J. Spies, Using Organizing Concepts to Facilitate the Teaching of Statistics. G.A. Forsyth, A Task-First Individual-Differences Approach to Designing a Statistics and Methodology Course. E.F. Ward, Statistics Mastery: A Novel Approach. M.C. Dillbeck, Teaching Statistics in Terms of the Knower. B. Mausner, E.F. Wolff, R.W. Evans, M.M. DeBoer, S.P. Gulkus, A. D'Amore, S. Hirsch, A Program of Computer Assisted Instruction for a Personalized Instructional Course in Statistics. L.J. Tromater, Teaching a Course in Computer-Assisted Statistical Analysis. R.J. Jannarone, Preparing Incoming Graduate Students for Statistics. M.Y. Quereshi, Teaching Undergraduate Statistics With and Without a Textbook. Section III: Illustrating Statistical Techniques. M.A. Shatz, The Greyhound Strike: Using a Labor Dispute to Teach Descriptive Statistics. D.E. Johnson, Demonstrating the Central Limit Theorem. A.E. Bartz, L. Wenstrom, How Biased Are Surveys Based on Partial Returns?: Statistics Texts Adopted by Psychology Departments. J.R. Levin, Modifications of a Regression-Toward-the-Mean Demonstration. J. Karylowski, Regression Toward the Mean Effect: No Statistical Background Required. M. Moore, An Empirical Investigation and a Classroom Demonstration of Reliability Concepts. J.D. Duke, Tables to Help Students Grasp Size Differences in Simple Correlations. R.H. Williams, A New Method for Teaching Multiple Regression to Behavioral Science Students. V.H. Schaefer, Teaching the Concept of Interaction and Sensitizing Students to Its Implications. Section IV: Generating Data Sets. P. Hettich, The Student as Data Generator. W.P. McGown, W.B. Spencer, For Statistics Classes: Data Sets With Integer Means and Standard Deviations. F.J. Dudek, Data Sets Having Integer Means and Standard Deviations. R.J. Gregory, Introduction to Computer Data Generators. R.S. Lehman, More on Computer Data Generators. L.J. Cake, R.C. Hostetter, DATAGEN: A BASIC Program for Generating and Analyzing Data for Use in Statistics Courses. Section V: Discussing Additional Issues. K. Hynek Dillon, A Funny Thing Happened to Me One Day in Statistics Class. M. Bossley, G. O'Neill, C. Parsons, J. Lockwood, Teaching Implications of Statistical Procedures Used in Current Research. L.M. Giambra, Mathematical Background and Grade-Point Average as Predictors of Course Grade in an Undergraduate Behavioral Statistics Course: A Replication. Part II: Research Methods. Section I: Evaluating Ethical Issues. B.K. Britton, Ethical and Educational Aspects of Participating as a Subject in Psychology Experiments. A. Miller, A Survey of Introductory Psychology Subject Pool Practices Among Leading Universities. G.K. Leak, Student Perception of Coercion and Value From Participation in Psychological Research. B.K. Britton, D. Richardson, S.S. Smith, T. Hamilton, Ethical Aspects of Participating in Psychology Experiments: Effects of Anonymity on Evaluation, and Complaints of Distressed Subjects. J.G. Adair, R.C.L. Lindsay, J. Carlopio, Social Artifact Research and Ethical Regulations: Their Impact on the Teaching of Experimental Methods. J.H. Korn, Coverage of Research Ethics in Introductory and Social Psychology Textbooks. W.B. Webb, My Problems With Human Subjects. Section II: Designing the Course. B.J. Underwood, The First Course in Experimental Psychology: Goals and Methods. J. Yoder, Teaching Students to Do Research. K. Chamberlain, Teaching the Practical Research Course. Section III: Reviewing the Literature. L.E. Gardner, A Relatively Painless Method of Introduction to the Psychological Literature Search. A.D. LeUnes, The Developmental Psychology Library Search: Can a Nonsense Assignment Make Sense? J.B. Mathews, "Hunting" for Psychological Literature: A Methodology for the Introductory Research Course. V.H. Parr, Course-Related Library Instruction for Psychology Students. V.H. Parr, Online Information Retrieval and the Undergraduate. R.A. Feinberg, D. Drews, D. Eynman, Positive Side Effects of Online Information Retrieval. L.K. Lewis, Bibliographic Computerized Searching in Psychology. C. Piotrowski, B. Perdue, Online Literature Retrieval: An Alternative Research Strategy. P.M. Baxter, The Benefits of In-Class Bibliographic Instruction. D.D. Buche, J.A. Glover, Teaching Students to Review Research as an Aid for Problem Solving. Section IV: Implementing Teaching Strategies. L.R. Vandervert, Operational Definitions Made Simple, Lasting, and Useful. W. Newton Suter, P. Frank, Using Scholarly Journals in Undergraduate Experimental Methodology Courses. E.L. Worthington, Jr., Increasing the Accuracy of Data Collected by Undergraduate Psychology Students From a College Class. K.W. Kerber, Rewards, Costs, and Helping: A Demonstration of the Complementary Nature of Experimental and Correlational Research. K.W. Kerber, Beyond Experimentation: Research Projects for a Laboratory Course in Psychology. A.S. Zeren, V. Parker Makosky, Teaching Observational Methods: Time Sampling, Event Sampling, and Trait Rating Techniques. P.R. Solomon, Science and Television Commercials: Adding Relevance to the Research Methodology Course. D.S. Glenwick, A.A. Burka, Relevance Rides Again: Enhancing the Attractiveness of Undergraduate Research Experiences. G.S. Howard, J.L. Engelhardt, Teaching Rival Hypotheses in Experimental Psychology. V.P. Falkenberg, A Funding Simulation for Use in an Advanced Experimental Laboratory Class. A.N. Katz, Demonstrating Semantic Memory in the Teaching Laboratory With a Paper-and-Pencil Task. P.R. Solomon, D.L. Morse, Teaching the Principles of Operant Conditioning Through Laboratory Experience: The Rat Olympics. J.W. Kling, Demonstration Experiments in Learned Taste Aversions. J.E. Ackil, E.F. Ward, Chickens in the Classroom: Introductory Laboratory Courses in Experimental Psychology. D.L. Rowland, E.K. Jordan, M. Olson, On the Use of Chicks as Experimental Laboratory Subjects. R.I. Evans, D.H. Rintala, T.J. Guthrie, B.E. Raines, Recruiting and Training Undergraduate Psychology Research Assistants for Longitudinal Field Investigations. J.C. Norcross, M. Wogan, Undergraduates as Researchers in Mental Health Settings. Section V: Using Computers. A.A. Hartley, L.A. Fisher, J.T. Hartley, Teaching the Arts of Psychological Research. A.A. Hartley, D.G. Smith, Vitamin C and the Common Cold: A Simulation for Teaching Methods of Research. J.O. Benedict, B.D. Butts, Computer Simulation or Real Experimentation: Is One Better for Teaching Experimental Design? J.R. Hovancik, Individualized Assignments in an Experimental Psychology Course. J.K. Bare, Microcomputers in the Introductory Laboratory. J.R. Hovancik, Using Microcomputers in the Undergraduate Laboratory. B.F. Peden, G.D. Steinhauer, FACES in the Lab and Faces in the Crowd: Integrating Microcomputers Into t
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