Naked Statistics: Stripping the dread from the data. By Charles Whelan (2013)
Produce a reading summary of the book. Your reading summary should include:
1) Overall summary and description of the book
2)Your evaluation of the strengths of the book. Critically evaluate the work based upon what we are learning in the course. Use this section to describe the parts of the book that you like and the reasons for enjoying them.Also, describe what you took away from the reading (what you learned).
3)Your criticism and or weakness of the book. Use this section to critique content of the book, the authors opinions, the writing style, or anything else with which you did not like or agree. Be sure to provide rationale for your criticism.
4) Overall summary and conclusions.
Topics covered in class:
CH1: Measurement and evaluation in your personal and professional life
CH2: The challenge of good measurement
CH3: Understanding validity
CH4: Calculating and evaluating validity