An Analysis of the Mathematics Necessary for a Course in Research Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

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This study attempted to determine the specific mathematics necessary to a student in a beginning course in behavioral science research statistics. To determine the most desirable form for a review of mathematics prior to a research statistics course,, it was first necessary to determine the following: (1) the specific overall content of such a course, (2) the specific mathematics topics of such a course, and (3) the specific mathematics operations utilized in such a course. The study consisted of three parts. The first phase was a determination of the content of a typical beginning course in research statistics for the ... continued below

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Peterson, Daniel Ray December 1972.

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This study attempted to determine the specific mathematics necessary to a student in a beginning course in behavioral science research statistics. To determine the most desirable form for a review of mathematics prior to a research statistics course,, it was first necessary to determine the following: (1) the specific overall content of such a course, (2) the specific mathematics topics of such a course, and (3) the specific mathematics operations utilized in such a course. The study consisted of three parts. The first phase was a determination of the content of a typical beginning course in research statistics for the behavioral sciences. To make this determination, a survey was conducted among forty universities chosen by random sampling from those in the United States offering the Doctor of Education degree. Course outlines and textbooks used by these universities were analyzed, and topics were tabulated. In addition, a selection of recent statistics texts was analyzed, and these topics were also tabulated. These tables were used as a means of content determination.

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Peterson, Daniel Ray. An Analysis of the Mathematics Necessary for a Course in Research Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, dissertation, December 1972; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501103/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .