A Handbook of Statistics and Quantitative Analysis for Educational Leadership is an approachable reference for all levels of educational leadership. The topics are presented with a clarity that makes the mathematics accessible, even if the reader has not had prior training in research methods or statistics. The handbook's refreshing treatment of the material includes concrete examples and questions for discussion that provide educational leaders the tools they need to make data-based decisions. From understanding statistical vocabulary to the choosing of statistical procedures, the topics presented are organized in increasing complexity, providing a solid foundation upon which the next topic may be based. A Handbook of Statistics and Quantitative Analysis is an invaluable reference tool in the pursuit of a masters or doctoral degree.
Dr. John W. Mulcahy is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Educational Leadership, professor of management, and senior professor in the Schools of Business and Education at the University of Bridgeport. He has just completed his fortieth year in higher education and is the immediate past president of the National Academy for the Advancement of Educational Research. Dr. Jess L. Gregory is a recent graduate of the University of Bridgeport's doctoral program in educational leadership, where she earned the award for the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year. Dr. Gregory is an urban educator devoted to making abstract concepts concrete.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Chapter One: Statistical Terms Chapter 5 Chapter Two: Sampling and Measurement Chapter 6 Chapter Three: Hypothesis Testing Chapter 7 Chapter Four: Choosing a Test Chapter 8 Appendix A: Summary Chapter 9 Glossary Chapter 10 Sources Chapter 11 Index
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