Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS / Edition 2
  • Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS / Edition 2
  • Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS / Edition 2

Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS / Edition 2

by Daniel Muijs
     
 

ISBN-10: 1849203245

ISBN-13: 9781849203241

Pub. Date: 01/30/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS, Second Edition, an accessible and authoritative introduction, is essential for education students and researchers needing to use quantitative methods for the first time.

Using datasets from real-life educational research and avoiding the use of mathematical formulae, the author guides students through the

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Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS, Second Edition, an accessible and authoritative introduction, is essential for education students and researchers needing to use quantitative methods for the first time.

Using datasets from real-life educational research and avoiding the use of mathematical formulae, the author guides students through the essential techniques that they will need to know, explaining each procedure using the latest version of SPSS. The datasets can also be downloaded from the book's website, enabling students to practice the techniques for themselves.

This revised and updated second edition now also includes more advanced methods such as log linear analysis, logistic regression, and canonical correlation.

Written specifically for those with no prior experience of quantitative research, this book is ideal for education students and researchers in this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849203241
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/30/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
424,923
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Quantitative Research
Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research
Designing Non-Experimental Studies
Validity, Reliability and Generalizability
Introduction to PASW Statistics (IBM SPSS) and the Data Set
Univariate Statistics
Bivariate Analysis: Comparing Two Groups
Bivariate Analysis: Looking at the Relationship between Two Variables
Multivariate Analysis: Using Regression Models to Look at the Relationship between Several Predictors and One Dependent Variable
Using Analysis of Variance to Compare More Than Two Groups
Developing Scales and Measures: Item and Factor Analysis
One Step beyond: Introduction to Multilevel Modeling and Structural Equation Modeling

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