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Research Methods and Statistics A Critical Thinking Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534556604

ISBN-13: 9780534556600

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Sherri L. Jackson

List price: $154.95
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Jackson's text successfully illustrates the integration between statistics and research methods by demonstrating the ways to use statistics in analyzing data collected during research. Jackson's combined text adopts an inviting narrative style that speaks directly to students and draws them into the material, overcoming the initial apprehension students may feel at having to learn both subject areas at once. She incorporates a student-friendly critical thinking approach and presents examples and exercises to which students can relate. Jackson clearly focuses on the logic of the process and the methodology aspect of research.
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List price: $154.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/14/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 420
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Sherri L. Jackson is professor of psychology at Jacksonville University (JU), where she has taught since 1988 and currently serves as Chair of the Division of Social Sciences. At JU, she has won Excellence in Scholarship (2003), University Service (2004), and Teaching (2009) awards, the university-wide Professor of the Year Award in 2004, the Woman of the Year Award in 2005, and the Institutional Excellence Award in 2007. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in cognitive/experimental psychology from the University of Florida. Her research interests include human reasoning and the teaching of psychology. She has published numerous articles in both areas. In 1997, she received a research grant…    

Thinking Like a Scientist
Getting Started: Defining, Measuring, and Manipulating Variables
Descriptive Methods
Data Organization and Descriptive Statistics
Correlational Methods and Statistics
Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics
The Logic of Experimental Design
Inferential Statistics: Two-Group Designs
Experimental Designs With More Than Two Levels of an Independent Variable
Complex Experimental Design
Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Designs
APA Guidelines: Ethics and Writing
Statistical Tables
Computational Formulas for ANOVAs
Answers to Odd-Numbered Chapter Exercises
Sample APA Style Paper