Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach

Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach Author(s): Sherri L. Jackson

Difference between 5th and 4th editions
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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.
5th Edition of
Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach
eBook, 528 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781305465381
Published by: Cengage Learning, January 01, 2015
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4th Edition of
Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach
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eBook ISBN: 9781133387244
Published by: Cengage Learning, March 03, 2011
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3rd Edition of
Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach
Hardcover, 448 pages
ISBN-10: 0495510017
ISBN-13: 9780495510017
Published by: Wadsworth Publishing, March 17, 2008
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