Handbook for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods
Edited by Mark E. Ware, Charles L. Brewer
Psychology Press – 1998 – 296 pages
This volume presents a collection of articles selected from Teaching of Psychology, sponsored by APA Division 2. It contains the collective experience of teachers who have successfully dealt with students' statistics anxiety, resistance to conducting literature reviews, and related problems. For those who teach statistics or research methods courses to undergraduate or graduate students in psychology, education, and the social sciences, this book provides many innovative strategies for teaching a variety of methodological concepts and procedures in statistics and research methods courses.
Contents: Preface. Section I: Statistics. Generating Data Sets. Illustrating Statistical Concepts. Examining Statistical Tests. Developing Students' Skills. Evaluating Success in Statistics. Section II: Research Methods. Reducing Students' Fears. Evaluating Ethical Issues. Teaching Ethics. Reviewing the Literature. Using Computers. Implementing Teaching Strategies. Demonstrating Systematic Observation and Research Design. Teaching Writing and Critical Thinking. Emphasizing Accuracy in Research. Fostering Students' Research and Presentations.