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Hedges, Larry V.; And Others – 1989
Methods for meta-analysis have evolved dramatically since Gene Glass first proposed the term in 1976. Since that time statistical and nonstatistical aspects of methodology for meta-analysis have been developing at a steady pace. This guide is an attempt to provide a practical introduction to rigorous procedures in the meta-analysis of social…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Effect Size, Higher Education, Meta Analysis
Lawson, Fred – 1985
This student guide is intended to assist persons employed as supervisors in improving their knowledge and skills in the area of quality control. Discussed in the first three sections are the following topics: quality and control (quality, measuring and achieving quality, controlling resources, and quality consciousness); quality control and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Data Analysis
Zastrocky, Michael; Trojan, Arthur – 1973
This module on statistics consists of 18 worksheets that cover such topics as sample spaces, mean, median, mode, taking samples, posting results, analyzing data, and graphing. The last four worksheets require the students to work with samples and use these to compare people's responses. A computer dating service is one result of this work.…
Descriptors: Activities, Graphs, Learning Laboratories, Mathematics Curriculum
Seale, Clive, Ed. – 1998
This book provides theoretically informed guidance to practicing the key research methods for investigating society and culture. It is a text in both methods and methodology, in which the importance of understanding the historical, theoretical and institutional context in which particular methods have developed is stressed. The contributors of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Activities, Content Analysis, Discourse Analysis
Villemaire, Lorry – 1998
Designed to help adult learners realize the importance and necessity of implementing continuous quality improvement (CQI) in a rapidly changing, competitive, and modern world of work, this document presents a comprehensive explanation of CQI. The following topics are discussed in the book's introduction and seven chapters: importance of quality in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Decision Making, Education Work Relationship
Massachusetts Career Development Inst., Springfield. – 1998
This booklet is one of six texts from a workplace literacy curriculum designed to assist learners in facing the increased demands of the workplace. The booklet contains five sections that cover the following topics: (1) importance of reliability; (2) meaning of quality assurance; (3) historical development of quality assurance; (4) statistical…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Management Teams, On the Job Training
Massachusetts Career Development Inst., Springfield. – 1998
This booklet is one of six texts from a workplace literacy curriculum designed to assist learners in facing the increased demands of the workplace. The booklet contains seven sections that cover the following topics: (1) meaning of total quality management (TQM); (2) the customer; (3) the organization's culture; (4) comparison of management…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Management Teams
Simmons, Robert M. – 1989
This annotated bibliography/resource guide is intended to assist users in locating resources on educational research in the Bridgewater (Massachusetts) State College Curriculum Library. The first of five sections provides a listing of 25 basic sources for locating educational research, including indexes and abstracts of periodicals and serials of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographic Databases, College Libraries, Computer Software
Crocker, Linda; Algina, James – 1986
This text was written to help the reader acquire a base of knowledge about classical psychometrics and to integrate new ideas into that framework of knowledge. The material is organized into five units: (1) introduction to measurement theory; (2) reliability; (3) validity; (4) item analysis in test development; and (5) test scoring and…
Descriptors: Item Analysis, Measurement Techniques, Psychometrics, Scoring
Billings, Paul H. – 1990
This instructional guide, one of a series developed by the Technical Education Advancement Modules (TEAM) project, is a 6-hour introductory module on statistical process control (SPC), designed to develop competencies in the following skill areas: (1) identification of the three classes of SPC use; (2) understanding a process and how it works; (3)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Curriculum Guides
Dunlap, Dale – 1990
This instructional guide, one of a series developed by the Technical Education Advancement Modules (TEAM) project, is a 20-hour advanced statistical process control (SPC) and quality improvement course designed to develop the following competencies: (1) understanding quality systems; (2) knowing the process; (3) solving quality problems; and (4)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Basic Skills, Curriculum Guides
MacFarland, Thomas W. – 1990
The purpose of this study guide, designed for computer students who have never been involved in a research project, practicum, or dissertation activity, is to provide background information on the affective and cognitive skills required for success in any project involving research and/or statistics. Successful enrollment in computer based…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Distance Education, Higher Education
MacFarland, Thomas W. – 1989
Intended for classroom use only, these unpublished notes contain computer lessons on descriptive statistics using SPSS-X Release 3.0 for VAX/UNIX. Statistical measures covered include Chi-square analysis; Spearman's rank correlation coefficient; Student's t-test with two independent samples; Student's t-test with a paired sample; One-way analysis…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Chi Square, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
MacFarland, Thomas W. – 1989
Intended for classroom use only, these unpublished notes contain computer lessons on descriptive statistics with files previously created in WordPerfect 4.2 and Lotus 1-2-3 Version 1.A for the IBM PC+. The statistical measures covered include Student's t-test with two independent samples; Student's t-test with a paired sample; Chi-square analysis;…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Chi Square, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
MacFarland, Thomas W.; Hou, Cheng-I – 1989
The purpose of this tutorial is to provide the basic information needed for success with SPSS/PC+ Studentware, a student version of the statistical analysis software offered by SPSS, Inc., for the IBM PC+ and compatible computers. It is intended as a convenient summary of how to organize and conduct the most common computer-based statistical…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Chi Square, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education
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