The Statistics Coach: Learning Through Practice by Lance W. RobertsThe Statistics Coach: Learning Through Practice by Lance W. Roberts

The Statistics Coach: Learning Through Practice

byLance W. Roberts, Tracey Peter, Karen Kampen

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The Statistics Coach: Learning Through Practice is a comprehensive supplementary text intended to helps students understand key statistical concepts and principles through guided application. Based on a three-part "coaching" model, students are guided through twelve labs designed to optimizetheir ability to apply and practice the theories and techniques involved in using statistics as part of sociological research. The Statistics Coach is the essential supplementary text for any introductory social statistics course.

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Lance W. Roberts is a professor in the sociology department and a fellow of St John's College at the University of Manitoba. He recently completed a term as director of the Winnipeg Area Study, a survey research unit. For over three decades he has taught undergraduate and graduate methods and statistics courses and is the author of se...
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Title:The Statistics Coach: Learning Through PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.34 inPublished:April 9, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195426592

ISBN - 13:9780195426595

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'You Play the Way You Practise': A Preface for Students1. An Introduction to SPSS2. Basic Univariate Analyses3. The Shape of Distributions and Z-Scores4. Data Transformation5. Bivariate Tables6. Trivariate Tables7. PRE Measures for Crosstabs8. Correlation and Regression9. Inference and Chi Square10. Inference and t-tests11. Samples and Inferences12. Putting It All TogetherSPSS EssentialsNotesAbout the AuthorsIndex