Jenifer Larson-Hall, "A Guide to Doing Statistical Analysis in Second Language Research Using SPSS"
English | ISBN: 0805861866, 0805861858 | edition 2009 | PDF | 426 pages | 5.8 mb
This valuable book shows second language researchers how to use the statistical program SPSS to conduct statistical tests frequently done in SLA research. Using data sets from real SLA studies, A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS shows newcomers to both statistics and SPSS how to generate descriptive statistics, how to choose a statistical test, and how to conduct and interpret a variety of basic statistical tests. The author covers the statistical tests that are most commonly used in second language research, including chi-square, t-tests, correlation, multiple regression, ANOVA and non-parametric analogs to these tests.