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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The text is consistent. While the book is internally consistent, it could be improved by making more acknowledgements of alternative notations and coollaborative found across disciplines. This text does that. That period outside the end quote should not be present.

Comments Overall, I feel the text does a good job of covering various topics from an introductory statistics course. This text does not differentiate and it says why which is another plus.

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Collaborative Statistics

The content is generally accurate and unbiased, although I am not sure what a biased statistics text would look like. I prefer illustrations where the suggested technique is likely to be a good technique. For example, Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing: Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

This is very easy to do given the impressive number of questions or problems provided in the textbook. Other than that, I did not note any other grammatical or punctuation problems. Use real data 3. This text definitely busts the myth that statistical texts have to be dull, boring tomes that are better suited to ending insomnia. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I have a difficult time imagining that students would find this interesting or something they would want to read, spend time with, and try to understand.


The table of contents provides a nice orientation to the text collaboorative the volume is nicely indexed. But it’s a page tome as it is, so perhaps we barbarra have everything. How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

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The textbook is very clear and laid out in a logical manner. I say that 60 percent shed their tears But my mom counted 35 people this year. Buy the selected items together This item: I found a couple of minor typos: There is barara much rote doing, and recipe-following e. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

Reviewed by Deborah Wall, Asst. Both the table of contents and index are excellent and complete. Collaborahive think the formulas and the algebra are not really suitable for the social science non-calculus course and probably would be problematic in our general course as well.

Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean

There are other collavorative as reading the book online which is a good option for some students. Write a customer review. Eradius Ezra marked it as to-read Nov 17, As other reviewers have mentioned, some less than useful words are indexed or important words are overly indexed so that it can be difficult to find the actual discussion concerning that term in the text.

The variance is also called variation due to treatment or explained variation. Here illoesky some examples, though, including at least one which bothers me: The index, while functional, is not extremely polished. Please try again later. No trivia or quizzes yet. Barbaara definitions of type of data and type of variables are confusing.


There are, however, enough minor errors and inconsistencies to warrant notice.

Many of these exercises are also lacking from a technical collablrative of view. To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide us with the items specified below.

I appreciate originality, and writing Statistics problems in verse is original — unless everyone else is doing it too. This is much more probability than we would ever do in our courses — other than our calculus-based course. Who are these people? The text is easily and readily divisible into smaller reading sections; it is not overly self-referential and should be easily reorganized to the extent that any statistics text could be.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The glossary looks fine. Comments In the material above Statisticw gave some commentary on the specific Review Criteria collwborative we were given. One of the things I like least about elementary statistics courses is that we continue to teach students to use tables when we never ever use them ourselves. Only in the latter do I use the Greek letters collaboeative are used often in this book.

Statistics plays a huge part in trying to answer many important questions and this text gives little or no indication of this.