Statistics

Informed Decisions Using Data

Author: Michael Sullivan

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780321757272

Category: Mathematics

Page: 790

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Michael Sullivan's Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data, Fourth Edition, connects statistical concepts to students' lives, helping them to think critically, become informed consumers, and make better decisions. Throughout the book, "Putting It Together" features help students visualize the relationships among various statistical concepts. This feature extends to the exercises, providing a consistent vision of the bigger picture of statistics. This book follows the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE), as recommended by the American Statistical Association, and emphasizes statistical literacy, use of real data and technology, conceptual understanding, and active learning.
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Statistics: Pearson New International Edition

Informed Decisions Using Data

Author: Michael Sullivan

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292037059

Category: Mathematics

Page: 908

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Mike Sullivan regularly teaches introductory statistics, and this experience has helped him develop a understanding of what today’s students need to succeed in the course. Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data, Fourth Edition, provides tools that help students see the bigger picture and make informed decisions. In addition, Mike’s contributions to the supplements and technology program make it easier to teach a multi-dimensional, engaging course. Developed for this new edition, a Student Activity Workbook with accompanying instructor notes helps instructors integrate activities into their course. Also, the text offers new features that take advantage of statistical software, so students can focus on building conceptual understanding rather than memorizing formulas. A new example structure offers a bridge between by-hand solutions and the use of technology, and updated technology support appears in each chapter. All the resources—including the author’s Camtasia Studio® videos that respond to student questions and his national survey data in StatCrunch—were created for Mike’s classroom and are available for use in yours, to help students succeed and stay engaged.
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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Communities

Author: Walter Leal Filho

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319707035

Category: Science

Page: 478

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This book presents a comprehensive overview of research and projects regarding climate change adaptation in coastal areas, providing government and nongovernment bodies with a sound basis to promote climate change adaptation efforts.According to the 5th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), coastal zones are highly vulnerable to climate change, and climate-driven impacts may be further exacerbated by other human-induced pressures. Apart from sea-level rise, which poses a threat to both human well-being and property, extreme events such as cyclones and storm surges lead not only to significant damage to property and infrastructure, but also to salt water intrusion, groundwater salinisation, and intensified soil erosion, among many other problems. There are also numerous negative impacts on the natural environment and biodiversity, including damage to important wetlands and habitats that safeguard the overall ecological balance, and consequently the provision of ecosystem services and goods on which the livelihoods of millions of people depend. As such, there is a need for a better understanding of how climate change affects coastal areas and communities, and for the identification of processes, methods and tools that can help the countries and communities in coastal areas to adapt and become more resilient. It is against this background that this book has been produced. It includes papers written by scholars, social movements, practitioners and members of governmental agencies, pursuing research and/or executing climate change projects in coastal areas and working with coastal communities. Focusing on “managing climate change in coastal regions”, it showcases valuable lessons learned from research and field projects and presents best practices to foster climate change adaptation in coastal areas and communities, which can be implemented elsewhere.
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Statistics

Informed Decisions Using Data

Author: Michael Sullivan

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130464927

Category:

Page: 288

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Solutions to the odd numbered exercises in the textbook. Written by Lindsay Packer, College of Charleston.
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Exam Prep for: Statistics; Informed Decisions Using Data with Integrated Review, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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Using Data-Informed Decision Making to Improve Student Affairs Practice

New Directions for Student Services, Number 159

Author: Kathleen M. Goodman,Darnell Cole

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119459710

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Is the data available on your college campus fully utilized? Analyzing data does not have to be a complex process, but there can be obstacles to putting data to good use: overworked staff or understaffed departments; silos that prevent crossing institutional boundaries; lack of research training; or simply being overwhelmed by the possibilities. Addressing these obstacles, this volume presents pragmatic ideas for implementing data-informed decision making to improve student affairs practice. It first illustrates how to easily analyze quantitative data and read assessment reports—demonstrating that advanced research knowledge is not necessary to make meaning of survey findings. It then provides suggestions for utilizing findings from large data sets typically available on campus and gives practical guidance for making sense of and using quantitative data to inform practice. Also included is how to use data to understand the experiences of non-dominant populations on campus, which is especially relevant given the diversity of today's college students. Several chapters speak directly to using data to understand marginalized groups based on race, religion, and sexual orientation, while others focus on using data to understand campus diversity experiences. This is the 159th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
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Business Statistics, 4th Edition

Author: J.K. Sharma

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 9325980819

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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The fourth edition of Business Statistics builds upon the easy-to-understand, problem-solving approach that was the hallmark of the previous editions. Through detailed discussions on procedures that facilitate interpretation of data, this book enables readers to make more considered and informed business decisions. Using tools of application and practice in a variety of solved examples and practice problems, this book will sharpen the students’ understanding of basic statistical techniques. Business Statistics, 4e, serves as a core textbook for students of management, commerce and computer science studying business statistics for degrees in BBA/MBA/PGDBM, BCom /MCom, CA/ICWA, and BE/ BTech /MCA as well as for those preparing for professional and competitive examinations. Key Features • Learning Objectives clearly outline the learning outcomes of each chapter • Case Studies illustrate a variety of business situations and suggest solutions to managerial issues using specific statistical techniques • A Chapter Concepts Quiz at the end of each chapter reinforces students' understanding of the basic principles and applications • Conceptual Questions, Self-Practice Problems, Review Self-Practice Problems with Hint and Answers enable students, after each chapter, to practice and then evaluate themselves
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Business Statistics

A First Course

Author: Norean Radke Sharpe,Richard D. De Veaux,Paul F. Velleman

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134182445

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 640

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For one-semester courses in business statistics. This text offers a streamlined presentation of Business Statistics, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman. Better Decisions. Better Results. Business Statistics: A First Course, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman, narrows the gap between theory and practice—relevant statistical methods empower business students to make effective, data-informed decisions. With their unique blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences, this dynamic author team brings a modern edge to teaching statistics to business students. Focusing on statistics in the context of real business issues–with an emphasis on analysis and understanding over computation–the text helps students think analytically, prepares them to make better business decisions, and shows them how to effectively communicate results. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMathLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyMathLab, search for: 0134462726 / 9780134462721 Business Statistics: A First Course Plus NEW MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134182448 / 9780134182445 Business Statistics: A First Course 032192147X / 9780321921475 MyStatLab for Business Statistics -- Glue-In Access Card 0321929713 / 9780321929716 MyStatLab for Business Statistics Sticker
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Basic & Clinical Biostatistics: Fourth Edition

Author: Beth Dawson,Robert Trapp

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071781323

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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The ideal way to develop sound judgment about data applicable to clinical care First choice of students, educators, and practitioners A thorough, meaningful, and interesting presentation of biostatistics Helps students become informed users and consumers of biostatistics Learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and all health-related fields. Emphasis on the basics of biostatistics and epidemiology and the clinical applications in evidence-based medicine and decision-making methods NEW chapter on survey research Expanded discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods Key Concepts in each chapter pinpoint essential information Presenting Problems drawn from studies in the medical literature that illustrate the various statistical methods Downloadable NCSS statistical software, procedures, and data sets from the presenting problems End-of-chapter exercises Multiple-choice final practice exam
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