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ERIC Number: ED175891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Pages: 142
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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