By Andy Field
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This new version of Field's bestselling textbook presents scholars of statistical tools with every thing they should comprehend, use and file data - at each point. Written in Andy Field's vibrant and enjoyable kind, and offered with playful examples from daily pupil existence (among different places), the booklet types an available gateway into the usually intimidating global of facts and a special chance for college kids to flooring their wisdom of facts by using SPSS. The textual content is absolutely compliant with the newest liberate of SPSS (version 13).
Key updates in Second Edition:
- extra insurance with thoroughly new fabric on non-parametric records, loglinear research, impact sizes and the way to record statistical analysis
- much more student-friendly beneficial properties, together with a thesaurus of key statistical phrases and workouts on the finish of chapters for college kids to paintings via, with datasets and solutions to bankruptcy routines at the accompanying CD-ROM
- a bigger and extra easy-to-reference layout: notation in every one part identifies the meant point of analysis whereas the recent 2-color textual content layout complements the positive factors within the ebook and, including the bigger layout, offers additional readability throughout
<p class=msonormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">- A significant other site is accessible at <span style="text-decoration: underline;">www.sagepub.co.uk/field</span>, containing assets for either scholars and teachers: a testbank of MCQs for college students to check their very own wisdom; on-line word list in flash card structure; a number of selection questions and solutions to exploit for sophistication review – to be had on constrained entry foundation to teachers through access password; and PowerPoint Slides of all formatted art within the textbook for teachers to incorporate of their personal lecture slides.
Andy box is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology on the collage of Sussex, U.K. where his good fortune in making facts available was once well-known with a instructing award in 2001.
"The moment version of Andy Field's Discovering data utilizing SPSS is a wonderful publication and a important addition to the instructing of data within the behavioral sciences. The name of the booklet safely displays the method taken. this isn't easily a primer on how you can use SPSS, yet is an excellent facts textual content utilizing SPSS as a motor vehicle for illustrating and increasing at the statistical content material of the e-book. even as it additionally serves as a guide for SPSS, and has taught me issues that I had now not identified in regards to the software. I locate this versatile method of the mixing of content material and software program to be a good way of training the fabric. it's very unlikely to check this e-book with no commenting on Andy's specific kind. I loved it immensely and imagine that it'll attract either scholars and their teachers. it's clean to work out anyone who doesn't take himself too seriously."
-- David C Howell, Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont
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