EXCEL IN STATISTICS USING EXCEL Whether you are interested in implementing change in the criminal justice system, shaping public policy, or developing and testing theories of crime, a basic understanding of statistics is essential. Designed for students with little or no familiarity with statistics, Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology presents clear explanations of the underlying concepts of statistical inference and hypothesis testing. The text also features step-by-step demonstrations of common statistical procedures used in criminal justice research. Special Features of the Text Special features of Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology include the following: Computer Application. Perhaps the most unique feature of this text is its application of Excel. This software allows students to visualize the step-by-step processes of statistical calculations and perform more advanced statistical techniques using the function wizard and data analysis tool. ExploreIT! Boxes. Each chapter begins with an ExploreIT! box that introduces a statistical technique for addressing a specific research problem. TryIT! Boxes. To reinforce key concepts, TryIT! boxes are inserted throughout the text requiring students to perform different statistical tests. Key Terms. Throughout the book, key terms are defined and printed in bold type. Problem Sets. At the end of most chapters, problem sets are provided requiring students to calculate and interpret different statistical tests.Proctor, Jon L. is the author of 'Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130142924 and ISBN 0130142921.