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A Handbook of Statistics and Quantitative Analysis for Educational Leadership

John W. Mulcahy and Jess L. Gregory

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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.
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University Press of America
Pages: 90Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2
978-0-7618-4763-2 • Hardback • August 2009 • $50.00 • (£32.95)
978-0-7618-4764-9 • Paperback • August 2009 • $24.99 • (£15.95)
978-0-7618-4765-6 • eBook • August 2009 • $24.99 • (£15.95)
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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