ISBN 9780071333740,Research Design And Statistics

Research Design And Statistics



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071333740

ISBN-10 0071333746


Number of Pages 360 Pages
Language (English)


This book is an invaluable resource to students to develop the statistical judgment needed for career success. Research Design & Statistics encourages students to think of themselves as researchers by engaging the reader in statistical issues and problems from the outset. Importantly, this book is approachable and easy to use. It features a dedicated chapter on the problems of out lier identification and the consequences of data not meeting test assumptions. Another chapter focuses on multiple comparison procedures, and explains why as well as how things should be done. Salient Features Structured discussion questions are provided throughout to assist with the development of statistical judgment. In-class activities throughout using relevant research examples A variety of research scenarios with calculation based questions Margin definitions of key terms to promote your understanding of important concepts. Worked examples are given in clear step-by-step procedure. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Planning your experimental design 2. Statistical issues when planning research 3. Outliers and assumptions 4. Descriptive statistics 5. Common analysis tools 6. Multiple comparison procedures 7. Non-parametric statistical methods 8. Regression and correlation