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OK, I've Signed Up for Statistics. Now What?: A Student's Guide to Navigation and Success in Statistics

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By: Barry Trunk(Author), Leslie Olsen(Author)

128 pages, 2 tables

University Press of America

Paperback | Jun 2016 | #233778 | ISBN-13: 9780761867593
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OK, I've Signed Up for Statistics. Now What? A Student's Guide to Navigation and Success in Statistics is the book your students have been searching for. Courses in statistics are often approached with emotions ranging from mild anxiety to outright fear. The book is designed to be a valuable, easy to read supplement, interspersed with humor and examples. Using a question and answer format, students are guided through the primary aspects of common statistics, with emphasis on concepts, writing, and presentation. Instructors will find this an invaluable supplement!


Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CHAPTER 1-OK ... LET'S GET STARTED CHAPTER 2-QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: BEFORE THE CLASS STARTS CHAPTER 3-SOME THINGS YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STATISTICS! CHAPTER 4-IT'S NOT JUST WHAT YOU SAY, IT'S HOW YOU SAY IT CHAPTER 5-SOME COMMON ISSUES WITHIN THE FIELD OF STATISTICS CHAPTER 6-THE CHAPTER OF ANNOUNCEMENTS CHAPTER 7-ODDS AND ENDS CHAPTER 8-WRAPPING IT ALL UP APPENDIX A-A COMPLETE EXAMPLE OF THE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE APPENDIX B-MULTIPLE REGRESSION FOR YOU AND ME APPENDIX C-HEY! LET'S LOOK AT MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS


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Biography

Barry Trunk received his Doctorate in Developmental Psychology and Statistics from The Ohio State University, and has taught statistics at the undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral levels for the past 30 years. In addition to this book on statistics, he is the co-author of two other books published by the University Press of America, and travels extensively for Capella University, assisting doctoral candidates with their research methodology and statistical analyses.

Leslie Olsen received her Master's in English from the University of Washington and has been teaching writing to undergraduates, as well as Master's and Doctorate seekers, for over 15 years. Her extensive background in writing makes her well situated to helping students with the elusive task of writing about numbers. She has several publications, and currently teaches composition and business writing online. She is a member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Committee on Best Practices for Online Writing Instruction since 2010.

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