Buy Collaborative Statistics on ✓ FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino. Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California.

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These concepts are integral to our course. The text is available as a pdf, which is easy to use and search and students should all be able to access it readily. The discussion weaves from writing null and alternative hypotheses to errors to types of distributions to underlying assumptions to “rare events”. Each chapter builds on the material presented in earlier chapters in an appropriate order. The examples and problems generally deal with uninteresting questions predominantly with made up data.

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Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean

For an introductory course or a reference, this book has comprehensive coverage of the intended content. Over all I think the text is reasonable and sensible and has no significant technical flaws.


Collaboratife trivia or quizzes yet. The organization and flow is logical and the statistical concepts are presented in a clear and logical order. Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. However, no mention is made of how difficult it is to create a sampling frame for a large population and no mention is made of how a large simple random sample could be taken from a sampling frame. It is perfectly adequate as a textbook to guide students through a journey into introductory statistics.

The definitions of type of data and type of variables are confusing. This text covers all of the topics required in most introductory statistics courses — at least social science statistics.

Collaborative Statistics

Lists with This Book. There is very little cultural reference in this book, which is generally appropriate for a statistics book. I was concerned about this when using this textbook, but was pleased with the clarity of the text for student understanding. Some of the other definitions are somewhat unclear. Terminology is also consistent.

There is extensive discussion of special distributions: Both the table of contents and index are excellent and complete.

illoowsky This book takes students step by step. To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide us with the items specified below.

As I have mentioned before, this text gives very few examples of what statistics is being used for. I am not suggesting these topics are not covered at all e. The on-line course will include, in addition to expository text and examples, videos of courselectures in captioned and non-captioned format.


This is the title of subsection 2. It is a conscious focus of the text and is its primary strength. They are excellent problems!

Our agents will determine if the content reported is inappropriate or not based on the guidelines provided and will then take action where needed. The kids would play, scream, and shout One minute they’re happy, another they’ll pout. Another topic that is not covered is hypothesis testing for This text, on the other hand, is readable and targeted to diverse non-majors in a community college setting. When I compare it to the more expensive textbook I currently use, the differences are clear.

The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers. The material was presented using very statistjcs approaches that made it interesting and dare I say entertaining to read. However, it does not include much data that was used to answer interesting questions. This will be a problem for a long time to come in on-line materials and is not limited to this text.