Urdan, Timothy C.

Statistics in plain English - New York : Routledge, 2022 - xviii, 303 p. ; ill. (some color), 28 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statistics in Plain English, Second Edition presents brief explanations of a number of statistical concepts and techniques in simple, everyday language. Each self-contained chapter consists of three sections. The first section describes the statistic, including how it is used and what information it provides. The second section reviews how it works, how to calculate the formula, the strengths and weaknesses of the technique, and the conditions needed for its use. The final section provides examples that use and interpret the statistic. A glossary of terms and symbols is also included." "This brief paperback is an ideal supplement for statistics, research methods, or any course that uses statistics, or as a handy reference tool to refresh one's memory about key concepts. The actual research examples are from a variety of fields, including psychology and education and other social and behavioral sciences.


Mathematical statistics
Variance, analysis
Central limit theorem
Durbin-Watson test
Exploratory factor analysis (EFA)
Friedman Test
F values
Hypothesis testing
Interaction effects
Kruskal- Wallis test
Latent class analysis
Multiple regression
Person-centered analysis
Sample mean
Two-tailed tests
Wilcoxon signed-rak test

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