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 students' understanding of theoretical concepts by teaching them in a practical context.Several Behind the Scenes sections also contain schematic diagrams that are intended to clarify how different ... Connections The Connections sections use SPSS to demonstrate the equivalence among tests that are often treated as distinct.

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


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