Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics

Statistics for People Who  Think They  Hate Statistics Author Neil J. Salkind
ISBN-10 9781506333854
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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The Sixth Edition of Neil J. Salkind’s best-selling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics promises to ease student anxiety around an often intimidating subject with a humorous, personable, and informative approach. Salkind guides students through various statistical procedures, beginning with descriptive statistics, correlation, and graphical representation of data, and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. New to this edition is an introduction to working with large data sets.

The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research Author Earl R. Babbie
ISBN-10 9781305503076
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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This thorough revision of Babbie’s standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer’s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students’ attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation E Book

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation   E Book Author Michelle M. Lusardi
ISBN-10 9780323291347
Year 2013-12-23
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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The most comprehensive physical therapy text available on the topic, Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information. Evidence-based coverage offers essential guidelines on orthotic/prosthetic prescription, pre- and post-intervention gait assessment and outcome measurement, and working with special populations. Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care and home health care, and outpatient settings. Authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is incorporated throughout. World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Function model provides consistent language and an international standard to describe and measure health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective. Case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision making and evidence-based practice. A visually appealing 2-color design and a wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use. Updated photos and illustrations reflect current clinical practice. Updated chapter on Assessment of Gait focuses on clinically useful outcome measures. Updated chapter on Motor Control and Motor Learning incorporates new insights into neuroplasticity and functional recovery. NEW! Integrated chapter on Lower Extremity Orthoses assists in clinical decision making about the best options for your patients. NEW! Chapter on Athletics after Amputation explores advanced training and athletics, including running and athletic competition to enhance the quality of life for persons with amputation. NEW! Chapter on the High Risk Foot and Would Healing helps you recognize, treat, and manage wounds for the proper fit and management of the patient. NEW! Chapter on Advanced Prosthetic Rehabilitation provides more thorough rehabilitation methods beyond the early care of persons learning to use their prostheses.

Excel Statistics

Excel Statistics Author Neil J. Salkind
ISBN-10 9781483374062
Year 2015-06-11
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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Ideal for those already familiar with basic Excel features, this updated Third Edition of Neil J. Salkind’s Excel Statistics: A Quick Guide shows readers how to utilize Microsoft® Excel’s functions and Analysis ToolPak to answer simple and complex questions about data. Part I explores 35 Excel functions, while Part II contains 20 Analysis ToolPak tools. To make it easy to see what each function or tool looks like when applied, at-a-glance two-page spreads describe each function and its use with corresponding screenshots. In addition, actual data files used in the examples are readily available online at an open-access Student Study Site.

Nursing Research

Nursing Research Author Geri LoBiondo-Wood
ISBN-10 9780323100861
Year 2013
Pages 598
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Now in full color, this easy-to-understand textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nursing research concepts and methods. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout, with clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice.

The Practice of Social Research

The Practice of Social Research Author Earl R. Babbie
ISBN-10 9781305445567
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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The Fourteenth Edition of Babbie's THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Known as the “gold standard” for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods-such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology Author Beth Moring
ISBN-10 9780393936933
Year 2014-06-10
Pages 604
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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This market-leading text emphasizes future consumers of psychological research, uses real-world examples drawn from popular media, and develops students’ critical-thinking skills as they become systematic interrogators of information in their everyday lives.

Life Distributions

Life Distributions Author Albert W. Marshall
ISBN-10 9780387684772
Year 2007-10-13
Pages 788
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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This book is devoted to the study of univariate distributions appropriate for the analyses of data known to be nonnegative. The book includes much material from reliability theory in engineering and survival analysis in medicine.

Study Guide for Psychology to Accompany Neil J Salkind s Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics

Study Guide for Psychology to Accompany Neil J  Salkind s Statistics for People Who  Think They  Hate Statistics Author Neil J. Salkind
ISBN-10 9781506395715
Year 2017-08-15
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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This Study Guide for introductory statistics courses in psychology departments is designed to accompany Neil J. Salkind’s best-selling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, Sixth Edition. Extra exercises; activities; and true/false, multiple choice, and essay questions (with answers to all questions) feature psychology-specific content to help further student mastery of text concepts. Two additional appendix items in this guide include: Practice with Real Data!, which outlines four experiments and provides students with the datasets (at edge.sagepub.com/salkind6e) to run the analyses, plus Writing Up Your Results – Guidelines based on APA style.

Experience Human Development

Experience Human Development Author Diane Papalia
ISBN-10 9780077776336
Year 2014-10-30
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Experience the human side of development Papalia helps students experience the human side of development by exposing them to culture and diversity, immersing them in practical application, and helping them study smarter through personalized learning and reporting. Experience a program that connects students to the real world. McGraw-Hill’s Milestones is a groundbreaking, longitudinal video series that tracks the development of real children as they progress through the early stages of physical, social, and emotional development during the first few weeks, months, and years of their lives. Milestones provides a unique, experiential learning environment that can only be achieved by watching real human development as it happens. Additionally, the Research in Action feature highlights interesting and timely topics. Experience the diversity of the human experience. The 13th edition of this classic best-seller retains the extensive and integrated cross-cultural and multicultural coverage as previous editions.

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking Author Richard Paul
ISBN-10 9780133115697
Year 2013-08-24
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher FT Press
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Use better thinking to empower yourself, discover opportunities, avoid disastrous mistakes, build wealth, and achieve your biggest goals! This is your complete, up-to-the-minute blueprint for assessing and improving the way you think about everything – from business decisions to personal relationships. Drs. Richard W. Paul and Linda Elder, of the Center for Critical Thinking, offer specific guidance for making more intelligent decisions, and overcoming the irrationalities and "sociocentric" limits we all face. Discover which of the "six stages" of thinking you’re in and learn how to think with clarity, relevance, logic, accuracy, depth, significance, precision, breadth, and fairness. Master strategic thinking skills you can use everywhere and learn how to critically assess what experts tell you. Packed with new examples and exercises, this guide won’t just help you think more effectively: it will help you use those skills to empower yourself, discover new opportunities, avoid disastrous mistakes, and grow your wealth. Above all, it will help you gain the confidence and clarity you need to pursue and achieve your most important goals in life – whatever they are!

100 Questions and Answers About Statistics

100 Questions  and Answers  About Statistics Author Neil J. Salkind
ISBN-10 9781483324579
Year 2014-04-30
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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In an increasingly data-driven world, it is more important than ever for students as well as professionals to better understand basic statistical concepts. 100 Questions (and Answers) About Statistics addresses the essential questions that students ask about statistics in a concise and accessible way. It is perfect for instructors, students, and practitioners as a supplement to more comprehensive materials, or as a desk reference with quick answers to the most frequently asked questions. “The key strength of this book is the straightforward approach. I love the to-the-point question-and-answer format. . . . This book would be useful in both statistics and research methods courses . . . [and] in math tutoring labs. I love the tone the author uses, as it is not condescending. Students will be encouraged.” —Jamie Brown, Mercer University “The sequencing of the questions works very well—from the most basic to the more intimidating questions often asked by students in an intro class. . . . If Dr. Salkind is the author, I know it will be well-written, and both entertaining and easy to understand.” —Linda Martinez, California State University, Long Beach “Practical examples from all types of work: showing the steps to do each analysis and then the ways to use the results responsibly.” —Jennifer R. Salmon, Eckerd College

Introduction to Corrections

Introduction to Corrections Author Robert D. Hanser
ISBN-10 9781506306773
Year 2016-01-04
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher SAGE Publications
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The Second Edition of Introduction to Corrections provides students with a strong, comprehensive foundation in the field of corrections using modern research, theoretical origins, and practical application. Designed for introductory corrections courses, this text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections, in both the institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author, Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented.