Author(s): Sherri L. JacksonDifference between 5th and 4th editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes. |

**Key differences between 5th and 4th editions**

- Time lapse between previous and current publications: 4 years (2015 vs 2011).
- S. Jackson's
*Research Methods and Statistics*was first published in 2001. - The Fifth edition contains 15 chapters -- just as the previous Fourth edition.
- Statistical Software Resources sections are included in Chapters 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14.
**Chapter 7**includes material on basic concepts and rules of probability as wll as standard normal distribution.**Chapters 9**now covers between-subjects design and the parametric statistic appropriate for this experimental design.**Chapters 10**now covers correlated-groups design and the parametric statistic appropriate for this experimental design.- Material on non-parametric tests from the 4th Edition's chapter 10 "Inferential Statistics: Two-Group Designs" has been moved to new Chapter 14.
**New Chapter 14**"Non-parametric Inferential Statistics" covers:- Kruskal-Wallis Test, a non-parametric testing to compare three or more groups of sample data.
- Friedman Test, a non-parametric test for testing the difference between several related samples.
**New Appendix D**Getting Started with Excel, SPSS, and the TI-84 Calculator.

Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Published by: Cengage Learning, January 01, 2015

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Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

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**eBook**, 528 pages

Published by: Cengage Learning, March 03, 2011

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Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Published by: Cengage Learning, March 17, 2008

Published by: Wadsworth Publishing, March 17, 2008

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