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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications 2e

Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications 2e

Second Edition

February 2018 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Do you want to give your students more practice with research methods and statistics outside of class?

Then the Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications, Second Edition, is for you. Written by Kathrynn A. Adams and Eva K. Lawrence, this study guide accompanies the new second edition of Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications and provides instructions for performing statistical calculations in IBM® SPSS® along with additional exercises to reinforce concepts in the text. It follows the main text chapter by chapter to provide for easy assigning and studying.

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ISBN: 978-1-5443-3016-7

Publisher's acknowledgments
About the authors
Chapter 1: Thinking Like a Researcher
Chapter 2: Building a Solid Foundation for Your Study Based on Past Research
Chapter 3: The Cornerstones of Good Research: Reliability and Validity
Chapter 4: Basics of Research Design: Description, Measurement, and Sampling
Chapter 5: Describing Your Sample
Chapter 6: Beyond Descriptives: Making Inferences Based on Your Sample
Chapter 7: Comparing Your Sample to a Known or Expected Score
Chapter 8: Examining Relationships Among Your Variables: Correlational Design
Chapter 9: Examining Causality
Chapter 10: Independent-Groups Designs
Chapter 11: Dependent-Groups Designs
Chapter 12: Factorial Designs
Chapter 13: Nonparametric Statistics
Chapter 14: Focusing on the Individual: Case Studies and Single N Designs
Chapter 15: How to Decide? Choosing a Research Design and Selecting the Correct Analysis
Answers to odd-numbered questions and data analysis practices


Great student study guide! I will highly recommend it to other professors. This book is so well-written, that I will make it a requirement for my students to go hand-in-hand with the textbook.

Catalin Pavel
Business Administration Dept, Southwestern Adventist Univ
April 10, 2019
Key features


  • Short exercises in the Review and Application of Key Concepts section lend themselves to in-class or in-lab activities and discussion, especially when students are required to complete the fill-in-the blank sections prior to class or lab.  
  • Answers to odd-numbered questions are provided so that students can obtain quick feedback. Instructors have access to the complete answer keys. 
  • Step-by-step directions for IBM® SPSS® Data Analysis and Interpretation are included with practice exercises to help students gain competence using the program as well as interpreting and writing up results. 
  • The Your Research section has students apply key concepts and skills from the chapter to a research topic of their choice to encourage them to think about and develop their own area of research and promote deeper understanding and integration of the material. 
  • Learning Outcomes are listed in both the textbook and the study guide to help students reorient to the textbook chapter and serve as a reminder to consider what they have learned and what areas require additional review.

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