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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications 2ed

by Kathrynn A Adams and Eva K Lawrence SAGE Publications, Inc
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Pbk 376 pages
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Do you want to give your students more practice with research methods and statistics outside of class? Then the Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications 2e is for you.  Written by Kathrynn Adams and Eva Lawrence, this study guide accompanies the new second edition of Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications. The study guide provides instructions for performing statistical calculations in IBM(R) SPSS (R) along with additional exercises to reinforce concepts in the text. It follows the main text chapter by chapter to provide for easy assigning and studying.


Chapter 1. Thinking Like a Researcher
Chapter 2. Building a Solid Foundation For Your Study Based on Research
Chapter 3. The Cornerstones of Good Research: Reliability and Validity
Chapter 4. Basics of Research Design: Description, Measurement, and Sampling
Chapter 5. Describing Your Sample
Chapter 6. Beyond Descriptives: Making Inferences Based on Your Sample
Chapter 7. Comparing Your Sample to a Known or Expected Score
Chapter 8. Examining Relationships Among Your Variables
Chapter 9. Examining Causality
Chapter 10. Independent-Groups Design
Chapter 11. Dependent-Groups Design
Chapter 12. Factorial Designs
Chapter 13. Nonparametric Statistics
Chapter 14. Focusing on the Individual: Case Studies and Single N Designs
Chapter 15. How to Decide? Choosing a Research Design and Selecting the Correct Analysis
Student Answer Key: Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions

Kathrynn (Kathy) A. Adams earned her PhD in general experimental psychology from the University of Alabama in 1977. She is a Charles A. Dana professor of psychology at Guilford College, where she has taught since 1980. Her professional interests include gender issues, relationships, and teaching pedagogy. She has worked with the Preparing Future Faculty Program since the mid-1990s and helped establish the Early College at Guilford, a nationally ranked high school. In her spare time, she spends as much time as possible outdoors, jogs, practices yoga, and bakes chocolate desserts. Eva K. Lawrence earned her PhD in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002. She is an associate professor at Guilford College, where she has taught since 2003. Her research interests include environmental psychology, computer-mediated communication, and teaching. In her spare time, she enjoys walking and bike riding; she also loves to listen to live music.