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Know Your Variables
Little Quick Fix



January 2019 | SAGE Publications Ltd
The Little Quick Fix on how to Identify Your Variables unlocks the gate to simple data analysis for any stats course. Packed with lively examples it shows students what variables are and why looking for relationships between them is so interesting and so powerful.

Little Quick Fix
 titles provide quick but authoritative answers to the problems, hurdles, and assessment points students face in the research course, project proposal or design—whatever their methods learning is.
  • Lively, ultra-modern design; full-color, each page a tailored design.
  • An hour's read/easy to dip in and out of; clear navigation enables the reader to find what they need—quick.
  • Direct written style gets to the point with clear language. Nothing needs to be read twice. No fluff.
  • Learning is reinforced through a 2-minute overview summary; 3-second summaries with super-quick Q&A
  • DIY tasks create a work plan to accomplish a task, do a self-check quiz, solve a problem, get students to what they need to show their supervisor.
  • Checkpoints in each section make sure students are nailing it as they go and support self-directed learning.
  • How do I know I’m done? Each Little Quick Fix wraps up with a finale checklist that allows the reader to self-assess they’ve got what they need to progress, submit, or ace the test or task.
 
Section 1: Why do variables matter?
 
Section 2: What is a variable?
 
Section 3: How do I identify a variable?
 
Section 4: What variables measure quantities and categories?
 
Section 5: How do I examine relationships between variables?
 
Section 6: What are independent and dependent variables?
 
Section 7: Why does correlation not automatically mean causation?
 
Section 8: How can I use variables in my research project?

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ISBN: 9781526458841
$9.00