ERIC Number: ED175891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
How To Calculate Statistics. Program Evaluation Kit, 7.
Fitz-Gibbon, Carol Taylor; Morris, Lynn Lyons
The statistical methods presented in this workbook focus on the display of central tendency, statistical tests, and correlation. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 consist of worksheets, each of which provides step-by-step instructions for calculating and interpreting a particular statistical method. The introduction to each worksheet explains how and when to use each statistical method. Chapter 2 deals with measures of central tendency and variability, and procedures for summarizing a single set of scores. Chapter 3 describes tests of statistical significance, used for comparing the results of two groups. Chapter 4 deals with relationships and correlations. Chapter 5 explains how to prepare data for computer analysis, using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) as an example. (MH)
Descriptors: Computation, Computer Programs, Correlation, Data Analysis, Graphs, Guides, Program Evaluation, Scores, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Data, Statistical Significance, Test Interpretation, Worksheets
Sage Publications, Inc., 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 ($8.50 ea.; complete set, $49.95, plus $1.50 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
Identifiers: Chi Square; Statistical Package for the Social Sciences
Note: For related documents, see TM 008 703-710