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Sage Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology : A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences (Paperback)

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Written in a clear, readable style with a wide range of explanations and examples,The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology,Fifth Edition by W. Paul Vogt and R. Burke Johnson is a must-have dictionary that reflects recent changes in the fields of statistics and methodology. Packed with 500 new definitions, terms, and graphics, theFifth Edition is an ideal reference for researchers and professionals in the field and provides everything students need to read and understand a research report, including elementary terms, concepts, methodology, and design definitions, as well as concepts from qualitative research methods and terms from theory and philosophy.

The SAGE Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology provides a comprehensive listing, definition, and explanation of modern statistical methods. It is invaluable as a reference, not just to researchers engaged in research, but also as a tool for students who are less familiar with research jargon, but who need to read and understand a journal article. The presentation is nontechnical, but not simplistic or patronizing. Clear definitions are provided, varying in length from a simple sentence to a longer paragraph, complete with tables and graphical illustrations. The book also provides suggestions for further reading via useful books, articles, websites, links to recommended statistical software packages, and links to free statistical software applications.

"Do you teach evaluation, research methods, or statistics, or need to teach some key concepts to evaluation stakeholders? Are you in grad school and just learning social science research methods? This handy guide is a great resource for instructors and students alike, as it offers both definitions and relevant, understandable examples. Are you a visual learner? The book also features dozens of easy-to-interpret charts, tables, graphs, and figures."Sheila B. Robinson, AEA365 blog

Number of Pages: 492
Genre: Social Science, Reference
Sub-Genre: Methodology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: W. Paul Vogt & R. Burke Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: November 11, 2015
TCIN: 23937235
UPC: 9781483381763
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7820
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