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Essentials of Statistics : Tool for Social Research - 07 edition

Essentials of Statistics : Tool for Social Research (ISBN10: 049500975X; ISBN13: 9780495009757)
ISBN13: 978-0495009757
ISBN10: 049500975X

Summary: Known for his exceptional and student-friendly writing style, Joseph Healey's new book provides the essentials of statistics, makes no assumptions about the students' knowledge of math, and is very applied in its approach. The book's primary emphasis is on developing the student's skills to become 'statistically literate,' with computational competence and the ability to read social science literature with greater comprehension.

Benefits:
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  • Pedagogical aids such as Learning Objectives, Chapter Summary, Summary of Formulas, and a Chapter Glossary provide students with tools to help them better understand the concepts presented.
  • Problems Sets at the end of each chapter, organized progressively, help students develop problem-solving abilities gradually and progressively.
  • Following the Problems Sets at the end of each chapter, a section entitled, "SPSS for Windows" includes material on using SPSS, often with GSS data, demonstrations and exercises.
  • Three boxed features in each chapter include step-by-step computing, applications, and Statistics in Everyday Life to provide another avenue for students to see how statistics is applied.
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Summary: Known for his exceptional and student-friendly writing style, Joseph Healey's new book provides the essentials of statistics, makes no assumptions about the students' knowledge of math, and is very applied in its approach. The book's primary emphasis is on developing the student's skills to become 'statistically literate,' with computational competence and the ability to read social science literature with greater comprehension.

Benefits:
  • Pedagogical aids such as Learning Objectives, Chapter Summary, Summary of Formulas, and a Chapter Glossary provide students with tools to help them better understand the concepts presented.
  • Problems Sets at the end of each chapter, organized progressively, help students develop problem-solving abilities gradually and progressively.
  • Following the Problems Sets at the end of each chapter, a section entitled, "SPSS for Windows" includes material on using SPSS, often with GSS data, demonstrations and exercises.
  • Three boxed features in each chapter include step-by-step computing, applications, and Statistics in Everyday Life to provide another avenue for students to see how statistics is applied.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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