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Handbook for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods

2nd Edition

Edited by Mark E. Ware, Charles L. Brewer

Psychology Press – 1998 – 296 pages

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    978-0-8058-3049-1
    September 30th 1998

Description

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

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.

Name: Handbook for Teaching Statistics and Research Methods: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Psychology Press 
Description: Edited by Mark E. Ware, Charles L. Brewer. 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...
Categories: Introductory & Intermediate Statistics, Experimental Design & Research Methods, Teaching Psychology