This book provides a showcase for "best practices" in teaching statistics and research methods in two- and four-year colleges and universities.
A helpful resource for teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced statistics and/or methods, the book features coverage of:
- ways to integrate these courses
- how to promote ethical conduct
- how to create writing intensive programs
- novel tools and activities to get students involved
- strategies for teaching online courses and computer applications
- guidance on how to create and maintain helpful web resources
- assessment advice to help demonstrate that students are learning
- tips on linking diversity to research methodology.
This book appeals to veteran and novice educators and graduate students who teach research methods and/or statistics in psychology and other behavioral sciences and serves as an excellent resource in related faculty workshops. Downloadable resources with activities that readers can customize is included.
Objectives, Intensive Issues, and Style.
"A 'must have addition' to the personal, department, and school's libraries... all faculty need to know the optimal ways to teach this content. the prospect of the book's impact on the field is substantial." - Kenneth A. Weaver, Emporia State University, USA
"Ph.D. students who plan to teach statistics or research methods should own this text." - Nancy L. Leech, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
"I have no doubt that even after twenty-seven years of teaching statistics and research methods, this book will contain much valuable information for me." - Joseph S. Rossi, University of Rhode Island, USA