Understanding Statistics As A Language [NOOK Book]

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This book has successfully taught introductory statistics to non-mathematicians who had previously failed two semester of statistics or had completed the courses with no idea of what they had done. It uses a statistical decision model that is easy to understand and apply. Each chapter leads the student through one stats test using Minitab. The book helps the student understand which stat to use and what the results mean to a business person.
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Understanding Statistics As A Language

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Overview

This book has successfully taught introductory statistics to non-mathematicians who had previously failed two semester of statistics or had completed the courses with no idea of what they had done. It uses a statistical decision model that is easy to understand and apply. Each chapter leads the student through one stats test using Minitab. The book helps the student understand which stat to use and what the results mean to a business person.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012504579
  • Publisher: eBookIt.com
  • Publication date: 5/20/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 154
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Robert D. Andrews, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies at Bryan College, has taught statistics at the doctoral level for nearly a decade. He has also taught Hermeneutics and Research, an introductory course to the hermeneutics of research reporting and design. Dr. Andrews' educational background includes a BA in history, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, an MA in Educational Psychology from Tennessee Technological University, and an EdD in Educational Leadership from The University of Tennessee (Knoxville).

As a member of the Graduate Research Council at Oxford Graduate School, Dr. Andrews supervised numerous dissertation research projects. In addition to his dissertation supervision Dr. Andrews co-authored Understanding Research Communication with Larry A. Standridge, PhD and Helen Morgan, PhD, From Questions to Answers: Principles and Methods of Quantitative Research with Richard P. Walters, PhD, and Understanding Statistics as a Language with Dr. Larry A. Standridge.

Dr. Andrews is currently conducting research analysis on two independent projects: 1) A Sports Manifesto that is designed to investigate the relationship between values and attitudes about sports and 2) Faculty Perceptions of Faculty Development Practices in the Counsel for Christian Colleges and Universities—a 20-year longitudinal, follow-up study based on his 1980 dissertation. Dr. Andrews co-authored Needs Assessment for the Ryan White Title III Planning Grant for Chattanooga Cares with Dr. Richard P. Walters. Dr. Andrews has also supervised numerous research projects in various businesses in the Chattanooga area. Included among those projects were feasibility studies for ISO 9000 certification, human error management at the TVA Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, and research for an Affirmative Action Plan in a textile plant.

At the undergraduate level, Dr. Andrews has taught Greek, New Testament, Bible, Theology, Interpersonal Communication, Group and Organizational Behavior, Research, Ethics, Creative Problem Solving, Statistics, Principles of Management, and Philosophy of Culture. Dr. Andrews has also taught internationally at Donesque Christian University in the Ukraine, Calvary Chapel Bible College in Hungary, and at Oasis University in Trinidad.

Dr. Andrews lives in Dayton, Tennessee.
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