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Introduction to Statistics An Active Learning Approach

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ISBN-10: 148337873X

ISBN-13: 9781483378732

Edition: 2nd 2018 (Revised)

Authors: Kieth A. Carlson, Jennifer R. Winquist

List price: $100.00
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In An Introduction to Statistics: An Active Learning Approach, second edition, Kieth Carlson and Jennifer Winquist encourage an active approach to learning statistics. While the chapters in this book introduce basic and key concepts, this book is unique in the depth of its active pedagogical approach. Carefully placed reading questions throughout each chapter reinforce difficult concepts and guide student learning; 29 in-depth activities, each accompanied by learning objectives, carefully developed scenarios, problem sets, and quiz questions give students the opportunity to test or demonstrate their understanding of basic concepts while they read detailed explanations of more complex…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.13" long x 0.88" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Kieth A. Carlson received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Nebraska in 1996. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University. He has published research on visual attention, memory, student cynicism toward college, and active learning. He enjoys teaching a wide range of courses including statistics, research methods, sensation and perception, cognitive psychology, learning psychology, the philosophy of science, and the history of psychology. Dr. Carlson was twice honored with the Teaching Excellence Award from the United States Air Force Academy.

Jennifer R. Winquist is currently Associate Professor of Psychology at Valparaiso University. Dr. Winquist received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000. She has published research on self-focused attention, group decision making, distributive justice, implicit attitudes, and active learning. Recently she has shifted her research program to focus on the teaching of statistics and research methods. Dr. Winquist regularly teaches courses in introductory and advan<a name="_GoBack"></a>ced statistics and research methods.