This text covers introductory skills in conducting statistical computation and research projects, and helps students become statistically literate consumers of research. Chapters guide readers through the development of a research proposal and offer examples of quantitative and qualitative research proposals. Guidelines for program assessment and evaluation and grantwriting are also included. The text is designed for students in counseling and student affairs. LaFountain teaches counseling at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Bartos is dean of the College of Education and Human Services at the same university.
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