Taylor & Francis Group Acquires Pyrczak Publishing

T&F is very happy to have acquired the publishing of Pyrczak.

A leading publisher of Statistics, Research Methods, Study Skills, and Classroom Assessment, these titles compliment T&F publishing and create a more expansive offering to our customers in these areas. 

  • SPSS Basics

    Techniques for a First Course in Statistics, 6th Edition

    By Zealure C Holcomb

    This text takes the guesswork out of using SPSS, with screenshots that show each step for calculating each statistic. It includes extensive coverage of how to format raw SPSS output for inclusion in research reports. End-of-chapter exercises help students master their newly acquired skills. An…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03

  • Success at Statistics

    A Worktext with Humor, 6th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • This comprehensive text covers all the traditional topics in a first-semester course. • Divided into 67 short sections, this book makes the topics easy to digest. Students regularly get positive reinforcement as they check their mastery with exercises at the end of each section. • Each exercise…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • How to Use SPSS®

    A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 9th Edition

    By Brian C Cronk

    • Designed for use by novice computer users, this text begins with the basics, such as starting SPSS, defining variables, and entering and saving data. • All major statistical techniques covered in beginning statistics classes are included: · descriptive statistics · graphing data · prediction and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01

  • Preparing Literature Reviews

    Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 5th Edition

    By M Ling Pan

    • Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01

  • Evaluating Research in Academic Journals

    A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation, 6th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • A supplementary guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. • Your students will learn the practical aspects of evaluating research, not just how to apply a laundry list of technical terms from their textbooks. • Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2014-01-14

  • Conducting Research

    Social and Behavioral Science Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • Prepares students to conduct their first empirical research study, with quantitative and qualitative methods covered in detail. Common features as well as differences between the two research approaches are explored. • While theoretical material is included, the emphasis is on providing practical…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • A Cross Section of Nursing Research

    Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation, 6th Edition

    By Roberta J Peteva

    • The 39 research articles in this collection illustrate a wide variety of models for both quantitative and qualitative nursing research. •The lines in each article are sequentially numbered, which facilitates classroom discussions by allowing professors and students to pinpoint specific parts of…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Basic Math Review

    For Statistics Students

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides remediation for students who are rusty in their basic computational skills. • Helps break the cycle of failure leading to loss of self-confidence, which leads to more failure. • Students study six clusters of computational skills necessary for success in statistics. • With computational…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Questionnaire Research

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step guidance for students who will be conducting their first surveys to collect factual information, measure attitudes, and evaluate products, services, and programs using questionnaires. • Each chapter is structured around easy-to-follow guidelines. • Numerous examples…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Writing Literature Reviews

    A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6th Edition

    By Jose L. Galvan

    • Guides students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. • Most chapters are conveniently divided into easy-to-follow guidelines, sequential steps, or checklists. Numerous examples throughout the book show students what should and should not be done…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Making Sense of Statistics

    A Conceptual Overview, 6th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • An overview of descriptive and inferential statistics without formulas and computations. • Clear and to-the-point narrative makes this short book perfect for all courses in which statistics are discussed. • Helps statistics students who are struggling with the concepts. Shows them the meanings of…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Interpreting Basic Statistics

    A Guide and Workbook Based on Excerpts from Journal Articles, 7th Edition

    By Zealure C. Holcomb

    • Students get valuable practice in interpreting statistical reporting as it actually appears in journals. In each of the 62 exercises, your students will read a brief excerpt of statistical reporting from a published research article. • Each exercise begins with guidelines for interpreting the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Proposing Empirical Research

    A Guide to the Fundamentals, 5th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step instructions for students who will be writing their first research proposal in the social and behavioral sciences. • Each major section is divided into short topics. For each topic, students complete an exercise that leads them toward the goal of preparing a proposal. •…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Writing Empirical Research Reports

    A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 8th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • Designed for students who will be writing research proposals, reports, theses, and dissertations. • The 15 chapters cover 191 guidelines for effective scientific writing. The guidelines are fully illustrated with easy-to-follow examples. • The guidelines describe the types of information that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Using Sources Effectively

    Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism, 4th Edition

    By Robert Harris

    This text targets the two most prominent problems in current research-paper writing: the increase in unintentional plagiarism and the ineffective use of research source material. Designed as a supplementary textbook, it will help every student who uses research in writing. APA and MLA citation…

    Hardback – 2014-01-01

  • Understanding Research Methods

    An Overview of the Essentials, 9th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Designed for students who are getting lost in the details of research methods and not getting the big picture, this short book provides an overview of the essential concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. •Lively examples on contemporary topics stimulate students’ interest…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01

  • Advanced and Multivariate Statistical Methods

    Practical Application and Interpretation, 5th Edition

    By Craig A. Mertler, Rachel Vannatta Reinhart

    • All the statistics traditionally covered in a second-level course are included. • Stresses the conceptual and practical aspects for students who do not need emphasis on the underlying mathematical theory. • Students learn not only the purpose of and how to compute the statistics using SPSS, they…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01

  • Social Science Research

    A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Turner C Lomand

    • This new edition gives students valuable practice in reading and evaluating research. All major methods of research are illustrated, including qualitative research, content/document analysis, survey research, observational research, experimental research, and program evaluation. • The articles…

    Paperback – 2012-04-01

  • A Cross Section of Educational Research

    Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation, 5th Edition

    By Lawrence S Lyne

    • This collection of research articles emphasizes topics of interest to classroom teachers. • The 38 research articles illustrate: •survey research •quantitative content analysis •correlational research •true experimental research •quasi-experimental research •pre-experimental research •…

    Paperback – 2012-01-01

  • Statistical Methods

    A Worktext Approach

    By Cheryl A Willard

    • Statistical Methods: A Worktext Approach uses a student-friendly, conversational tone to explain core statistical concepts in a way that students can readily understand. • After concepts and skills are introduced and demonstrated, students are given a hands-on opportunity to work with the…

    Paperback – 2010-01-01

  • Elements of Inquiry

    A Guide for Consumers and Producers of Research

    By Peter J Burke

      • Fundamental concepts and rules of research are explained for both consumers and producers of research reports. • The philosophical basis of research is examined and set forth as the foundation of a formal method of inquiry. • Clearly presents guidelines for research and demonstrates their…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01

  • Conducting a Survey

    Techniques for a Term Project

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • The detailed step-by-step directions make it ideal for use by students who are conducting their first research project. • The large number of examples throughout the text makes the steps in conducting a survey clear and easy to follow. • Covers only methods that are realistic for use by…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01

  • Classroom Assessment

    A Practical Guide for Educators

    By Dr Craig A Mertler

    • Provides detailed information on · the functions of assessment; · how to construct, administer, and interpret the results of teacher-developed assessment techniques; and · how to interpret the results of externally developed instruments such as standardized tests. • Both traditional and newer,…

    Paperback – 2003-01-01

  • Educational and Psychological Research

    A Cross-Section of Journal Articles for Analysis and Evaluation, 3rd Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • This edition of our popular reader is entirely updated with timely articles that deal with broad issues in education and psychology. (For a research reader with emphasis on classroom issues, see A Cross Section of Educational Research.) • This collection shows students the many inherent…

    Paperback – 2002-01-01


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