Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saving Money on the Editor – Check These Five Items

If you need an editor, take the time to review your work carefully before shelling out up to $100 per hour or more for a professional to fix errors that you can find.  Common mistakes include: 1.     References Check. If … Continue reading

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Descriptive Statistics Vocabulary

Now that it is time write up results in Chapter Four, it is also time to revisit some statistical terms.  White space under the words “Chapter Four” brought panic.  Instantly, I related to students who complained of not knowing what … Continue reading

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Seven Types of Instrument Validity

Recently, someone mentioned “face validity”, and I nodded along, but had no idea what face validity meant versus just plain old validity.  I was happy enough knowing the difference between validity and reliability.  I probably read this somewhere during my … Continue reading

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Backup and BOXup Your Work

When I started a presentation for a brand new term of students a few days ago, I got a series of squiggly, vertical lines on my computer screen.  The presentation I planned was shot, even after the techiest student in … Continue reading

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