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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Address Address is required. I have combined using this book with the WebAssign homework program to make the class easier to manage for myself and my students. I found no obvious errors in the sections I read and problems I attempted. How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

If you read the problem carefully, you will notice that there is no population standard deviation given. I used this for an online-only course.

Collaborative Statistics

Hillary is currently reading it Jul 15, I sstatistics most instructions in the book to be very detailed and clear for students to follow. It is relatively easy, however, to create lab work using R rather than a graphing calculator as used in this textbook. Efforts towards inclusion mainly occur through the use of examples or exercises that reference different ethnicities or backgrounds.

The textbook is also based on the use of a graphic calculator. If I were using this book for a life sciences audience I would be a bit disappointed by the examples, I feel. Covering these chapters in a different order would likely be more difficult and iolowsky students.

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I may find one or two when I use this in my course next semester.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There are a few examples that apply to current cultural trends which may become outdated but there are not too many of these examples so this should not be an issue.


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It feels to me that it might be hard to skip the probability sections and get on to the normal curve directly. Thank you for notifying collabodative. The format of the chapters is very, very consistent, from the Learning Outcomes, through the exercises, labs and solutions for each chapter.

This should give the text a very high level of longevity and the relevance is fantastic across a wide range of academic programs. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite.

Should a properly filed counter notification be filed, you will be notified and have 10 business days within which to file for a restraining order in Federal Court to prevent the reinstatement of the material. I would rate the glossary as somewhat effective. I also want to discuss the issue in terms of who might actually use this text. This is a serious shortcoming in my opinion.

Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. The variance is also called variation due to treatment or explained variation. This little subsection contains the phrase “If you let the number of samples get very large say, million or morethe relative frequency table becomes a relative frequency distribution.

According to the linked website at cnx. A couple of sections leave it to the reader to puzzle out difficult ideas without adequate context, definition, or assistance in defining ideas. It consists of plain black text on plain white pages. In particulart n and p in a Binomial model have not been connected to the population values of some numbers which is the previous meaning assigned to “parameter”. What is “Statistic of a Sampling Distribution”?

The interface is based on PDF format which is convenient barbzra students and allows them to download the text to a laptop, tablet, etc. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.


An explicit explanation on the Scales of Measurement illowssky also be helpful in the discussion on Coolaborative and Variable.

These concepts are integral to our course. The examples are clear and show step by step worked out solutions. The material in this book is the “bread and butter” of b statistics.

Multiple formats were also available. Reviews Learn more about reviews. User interface is important for me in a math-based course and the material is arranged so densely that it was hard to parse. I byy absolutely feel comfortable assigning reading from this text with the expectation that students come away with an understanding of basic principles.

Statistics at this level of study is considered to be a generally “complete” area of study, i. I think the text does an excellent job in facilitating students’ participation and collaboration. I still attach no meaning to the first 6 words of that sentence. I loved the Hamlet exercise that represented many statistical concepts.

The text is nicely laid out and organized and can be modularized depending on an instructors preference. Whether the difference in quality is worth the difference in price is a very debatable question.

Thus I doubt that it will be used in any courses we offer. The Chi-Square Distribution This text definitely busts the myth that statistical texts have to be dull, boring tomes that are better suited to ending insomnia.

The organization and flow is logical and the statistical concepts are presented in a clear and logical order. The text is interactive.