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LINGUIST List 20.2891

Wed Aug 26 2009

Books: Discipline of Ling: Larson-Hall

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        1.    Tara Thomas, A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS: Larson-Hall

Message 1: A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS: Larson-Hall
Date: 25-Aug-2009
From: Tara Thomas <Tara.Thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS: Larson-Hall
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Title: A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using
SPSS
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition Research Series
Published: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/9780805861860

Author: Jenifer Larson-Hall
Electronic: ISBN: 0203875966 9780203875964 Pages: 440 Price: U.S. $ 59.95
Hardback: ISBN: 0805861858 9780805861853 Pages: 440 Price: U.S. $ 120.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0805861866 9780805861860 Pages: 440 Price: U.S. $ 59.95
Abstract:

This valuable book shows second language researchers how to use the
statistical program SPSS to conduct statistical tests frequently done in
SLA research. Using data sets from real SLA studies, A Guide to Doing
Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS shows newcomers to both
statistics and SPSS how to generate descriptive statistics, how to choose a
statistical test, and how to conduct and interpret a variety of basic
statistical tests. The author covers the statistical tests that are most
commonly used in second language research, including chi-square, t-tests,
correlation, multiple regression, ANOVA and non-parametric analogs to these
tests. The text is abundantly illustrated with graphs and tables depicting
actual data sets, and exercises throughout the book help readers understand
concepts (such as the difference between independent and dependent
variables) and work out statistical analyses. Answers to all exercises are
provided on the book's companion website, along with sample data sets and
other supplementary material.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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