Success through Statistics: Applying Metacognitive Skills to Social Science Research covers the concepts introduced in a foundational statistics course while simultaneously sharpening students’ metacognitive skills to inspire new belief in themselves and nurture academic success. The book contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Chapter Outlines and Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of topics and skills and help the reader prepare to engage with the ideas in the chapter.
Applied Learning Exercises throughout the book reinforce the material and immerse students in the metacognitive framework.
Stop and Think Sidebars promote meaningful reflection, lively conversation, and the cultivation of opportunities for continued learning and further exploration.
Metacognitive Tips, Metacognitive Self-Checks, and Action Plan Sections represent engaging and interactive opportunities for students to apply what they’re learning, make new discoveries about themselves and the material, and build knowledge and understanding.
Key Terms are identified and reinforced at the end of each chapter, helping students build their vocabulary and knowledge of applicable approaches and concepts.
Chapter Summaries reinforce key concepts and encourage student understanding and retention.
Informational Tables and Figures provide emphasis and detail throughout the book.