A Conceptual Guide to Statistics Using SPSS

A Conceptual Guide to Statistics Using SPSS

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Bridging an understanding of Statistics and SPSS. This unique text helps students develop a conceptual understanding of a variety of statistical tests by linking the ideas learned in a statistics class from a traditional statistics textbook with the computational steps and output from SPSS. Each chapter begins with a student-friendly explanation of the concept behind each statistical test and how the test relates to that concept. The authors then walk through the steps to compute the test in SPSS and the output, clearly linking how the SPSS procedure and output connect back to the conceptual underpinnings of the test. By drawing clear connections between the theoretical and computational aspects of statistics, this engaging text aids studentsa€™ understanding of theoretical concepts by teaching them in a practical context.The same data set used earlier (a€œNonPar.sava€) contains the school class size data. The variable class_size contains the class sizes, and the two dummy variables, class_gp1 and class_gp2, contain a€œ1a€s and a€œ2a€s corresponding to the twoanbsp;...

Title:A Conceptual Guide to Statistics Using SPSS
Author:Elliot T. Berkman, Steven P. Reise
Publisher:SAGE - 2011-04-12


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