This ebook stocks the objective of the vintage textual content How to Lie with Statistics, particularly, fighting and correcting statistical misconceptions which are universal between practitioners, although its concentration is at the academic context. It illustrates and discusses the necessities of academic information that may support academic practitioners to do that a part of their activity thoroughly, i.e., with no making conceptual error. The examples are forged within the school/classroom contexts, in keeping with life like instead of theoretical examples.
“The most powerful point of the paintings or author’s view is that the writer can placed himself within the sneakers of lecturers and make the paintings a really sensible advisor for academics and college leaders. As a really skilled educator and researcher, the writer is familiar with rather well in regards to the wisdom abilities which are crucial for the pro improvement of lecturers. he's capable of clarify the statistical and dimension ideas in undeniable language and with examples which are hugely suitable to the objective viewers. additionally, the writer additionally conveyed a tremendous message to the objective viewers during the paintings… by way of mentioning the blunders and misunderstandings of the translation of attempt rankings and dimension layout. the writer reminds the viewers in regards to the significance of right use of checks and try rankings while lecturers and faculty leaders make any schooling judgements, which has a lot implication at the expert integrity of academics and faculty leaders.”
Dr. Joyce Kwan, The schooling college of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
“This ebook covers the entire statistical instruments for reading academic facts and gives examples to give an explanation for the tips. Chapters 10-17 are useful information research in academic facts that is helping readers have a greater figuring out of the technique to research the data.”
Dr. Alpha Ling, The schooling college of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
“It feels like a really attention-grabbing e-book with beautiful issues and sensible difficulties in academic data. although the themes ring a bell in me of the vintage ebook how one can Lie with statistics, this publication goals at combating and correcting statistical misconceptions in academic context.”
Dr. Zhu Ying, nationwide Institute of schooling, Nanyang Technological college, Singapore