Buy Collaborative Statistics on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California.

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By and large, the topics in a big picture sense are presented in a logical fashion, and prerequisite material is presented before collaborativee becomes necessary.

Collaborative Statistics

The layout of each chapter is consistent. There are other options as reading the book online which bh a good option for some students. In my opinion, virtually every graph in the chapter on graphing is done badly but they are not really errors.

But overall the organization, structure and flow was well done. The text can sometimes focus more on telling the reader how to do something with little attention as to why one may want to do so, why it’s useful, or a brief rationale for why it works.

I found the book to be very accurate. It’s as if students have access to the lesson plans and can follow along with classroom prompts and exercises appearing along the way. barbbara

The probabllity chapter is somewhat “mathy” but it is hard not to be. One topic that does not appear to be addressed is Two Way Anova Testing. I found most instructions in the book to be very detailed and clear for students to follow. She said that boys and men will always have their pride, So we won’t ever see them cry. The kids would play, scream, and shout One minute they’re happy, another they’ll pout. Please verify your birth date to continue. For my application, I do not need these topics.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The three dimensional graphs in Example 2. Nov 17, Mel rated it it was ok.

This textbook does an excellent job of integrating it into the curriculum. Independent groups The average amount of time boys and girls ages 7 through 11 spend playing sports each day is believed to be the same.

Extremely creative educational methods on the part of these authors. I really don’t like this one. Overall, I feel the text does a good job of covering various topics from an introductory statistics course. This text is accurate. To make the examples and data in the problems more interesting to students, I often change the text of the problems. Each chapter builds on the material presented in earlier chapters in an appropriate order. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

The topical chapters are modular such that most can be taught in the order of an instructor’s choosing and labs, projects, and data are not particularly time-sensitive. That section will stand alone, without having to assign any other material.

In addition, technology TI graphing calculators are highlighted is incorporatedthroughout the text and the problems, as well as in the special group activities and projects.

And the readability was outstanding for a statistics text.

Jun 20, Chris rated it it was barbbara. Very appropriate and logical organization. There is too much rote doing, and recipe-following e. Bookmarking would be a great addition so that these can be accessed by clicking directly from an exercise.


Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean

Its availability in electronic book format is convenient and students may prefer that version. However it then uses the same normal approximation when doing inference with proportions. As I have mentioned before, this text gives very few examples of illoweky statistics is being used for. The text appears to be very formula heavy.

The actual process of stayistics causes sampling errors. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The problems require the students to apply theirnewly found skills.

Most if not all of the examples involving politics are American. Technology tutorials are limited to TI calculators; other statistical packages are not supported.

Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky

When we teach intro stats for social science students, for instance, we introduce them to SPSS — our client departments sociology and anthropology, criminology, communications and other arts programs are very anxious that we do such a thing.

These concepts are integral to our course. Comments In the material above I gave some commentary on the specific Review Criteria which we were given. Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly colpaborative is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

For example, the section on hypothesis testing makes it bt for the student to figure out what they’re doing, let alone how to do it.