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Statistics in plain English / Timothy C. Urdan.

By: Urdan, Timothy C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, c2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xii, 211 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780415872911; 041587291X.Subject(s): Statistics -- TextbooksDDC classification: 519.5
Contents:
Introduction to social science research and terminology -- Measures of central tendency -- Measures of variability -- The normal distribution -- Standardization and z scores -- Standard errors -- Statistical significance, effect size, and confidence intervals -- Correlation -- t tests -- One-way analysis of variance -- Factorial analysis of variance -- Repeated-measures analysis of variance -- Regression -- The Chi-square test of independence -- Factor analysis and reliability analysis: data reduction techniques -- Appendix A: Area under the normal curve beyond z -- Appendix B: Critical values of the t distributions -- Appendix C: Critical values of the F distributions -- Appendix D: Critical values of the studentized range statistic (for the Tukey HSD Test) -- Appendix E: Critical values of the [Chi superscript] Chi-square distributions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to social science research and terminology -- Measures of central tendency -- Measures of variability -- The normal distribution -- Standardization and z scores -- Standard errors -- Statistical significance, effect size, and confidence intervals -- Correlation -- t tests -- One-way analysis of variance -- Factorial analysis of variance -- Repeated-measures analysis of variance -- Regression -- The Chi-square test of independence -- Factor analysis and reliability analysis: data reduction techniques -- Appendix A: Area under the normal curve beyond z -- Appendix B: Critical values of the t distributions -- Appendix C: Critical values of the F distributions -- Appendix D: Critical values of the studentized range statistic (for the Tukey HSD Test) -- Appendix E: Critical values of the [Chi superscript] Chi-square distributions.

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<p>Timothy C. Urdan is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Santa Clara University. He received his Ph.D. in Education and Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1994 where he received several honors awards including the School of Education Merit Award, the Horace H. Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, and the Burke Aaron Hinsdale Scholar in 1995. Since 2001, he has served on the editorial board for Contemporary Educational Psychology and the Journal of Educational Psychology. Dr. Urdan is the co-editor of two book series, one on Adolescence and Education and the other on Motivation and Achievement and of the forthcoming Educational Psychology Handbook.</p>

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