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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Second Edition


January 2016 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for the award-winning Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition includes a review of chapter learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms, essential statistical formulas, special tips and insights for students, and chapter summaries. To help students practice their skills, the guide offers additional exercises, extensive practice quizzes linked to chapter learning objectives and SPSS in Focus exercises which complement those in the main text.

 
Section I: Scientific Inquiry
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Scientific Thinking
 
Chapter 2: Generating Testable Ideas
 
Chapter 3: Research Ethics
 
Section II: Defining and Measuring Variables, Selecting Samples, and Choosing an Appropriate Research Design
 
Chapter 4: Identifying Scientific Variables
 
Chapter 5: Sampling from Populations
 
Chapter 6: Choosing a Research Design
 
Section III: Nonexperimental Research Designs
 
Chapter 7: Naturalistic, Qualitative, and Existing Data Research Designs
 
Chapter 8: Survey and Correlational Research Designs
 
Section IV: Quasi-Experimental and Experimental Research Designs
 
Chapter 9: Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Experimental Design
 
Chapter 10: Between-Subjects Experimental Designs
 
Chapter 11: Within-Subjects Experimental Designs
 
Chapter 12: Factorial Experimental Designs
 
Section V: Analyzing, Interpreting, and Communicating Research Data
 
Chapter 13: Analysis and Interpretation: Exposition of Data
 
Chapter 14: Analysis and Interpretation: Making Decisions About Data
 
Chaper 15: Communicating Research: Preparing Manuscripts, Posters, and Talks
 
SPSS in Focus Exercises With General Instructions

Useful supplement to Privitera's "Statistics for the Behavioral Scienes"

Dr Gerhard Majce
Department of Sociology, University of Vienna
March 1, 2016

This book is a detailed guide on SPSS for students. It is particular essential for beginners of SPSS.

Miss Josephine NwaAmaka Bardi
Department of Health Studies, University of East London
February 24, 2016
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • A review of chapter learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms, essential statistical formulas, special tips and insights for students, and chapter summaries
  • Additional exercises, extensive practice quizzes linked to chapter learning objectives and SPSS in Focus exercises which complement those in the main text

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