Diagnosis of Deficiencies in the Understanding of Concepts of Statistics

Boveda, A. U.

A knowledge of statistics is an essential part of the training of all students in the filed of education and other behavioral sciences. There are many reasons for this. First, an understanding of the modern literature of behavioral sciences requires a knowledge of statistical method and modes of thought. A high proportion of current books and journal articles either report experimental findings in statistical form or present theories or arguments involving statistical concepts. Therefore, those who aim to become professional personnel in the field of education and other behavioral sciences need competency in the quantitative concepts and skills of statistics for several essential purpose.

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