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Author Ravid, Ruth, author.

Title Practical statistics for educators / Ruth Ravid
Edition Fifth edition
Published Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 275 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Statistical Symbols; Preface; PART I. INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1. An Overview of Educational Research; Chapter 2. Basic Concepts in Statistics; PART II. DESCRIBING DISTRIBUTIONS; Chapter 3. Organizing and Graphing Data; Chapter 4. Measures of Central Tendency; Chapter 5. Measures of Variability; Chapter 6. The Normal Curve and Standard Scores; PART III. MEASURING RELATIONSHIPS; Chapter 7. Correlation; Chapter 8. Prediction and Regression; PART IV. COMPARING GROUP MEANS; Chapter 9. t Test; Chapter 10. Analysis of Variance; PART V. CHI SQUARE TEST; Chapter 11. Chi Square Test
PART VI. STANDARDIZED TESTS CORES, RELIABILITY, AND VALIDITYChapter 12. Interpreting Standardized Test Scores; Chapter 13. Reliability; Chapter 14. Validity; PART VII. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER; Chapter 15. Choosing the Right Statistical Test; Chapter 16. Planning and Conducting Research Studies; Chapter 17. Using Statistical Tests to Analyze Survey Data; Glossary; Index; About the Author
Summary To the reader who is a researcher, this is your text. To the administrator who needs a quick reference for understanding of statistical material, this is your text. To the doctoral candidate who's writing a dissertation, this is your text. The author makes difficult material understandable ... finally!
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Educational statistics -- Study and teaching
Educational tests and measurements.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Educational statistics -- Study and teaching.
Educational tests and measurements.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1336028203