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  1. Achievement Testing

    Achievement Testing

    Isaac I. Bejar

    (1983)

    A book which summarizes many of the recent advances in the theory and practice of achievement testing, in the light of technological developments, and developments in psychometric and psychological theory. It provides an ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983242

    Tags: Psychometrics

  2. The SAGE Handbook of Action                                                   Research, 2nd

    The SAGE Handbook of Action Research, 2nd

    Peter Reason & Hilary Bradbury

    (2008)

    Building on the strength of the seminal first edition, the The SAGE Handbook of Action Research has been completley updated to bring chapters in ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781848607934

  3. The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty

    The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty

    Kathryn Herr & Gary L. Anderson

    (2005)

    Provides an accessibleroadmap that honors the complexity of action research. It will show that action research is appropriate not only for a dissertation, but also a deeply rewarding experience for both the researcher and participants. This bookhelps students understand the ways actio...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226644

    Tags: Practitioner evaluation , Participatory action research , Collaborative research , Practitioner research , Action research , Dissertation

  4. Action Research in the Classroom

    Action Research in the Classroom

    Vivienne Baumfield, Elaine Hall & Kate Wall

    (2008)

    Action Research in the Classroom is an essential guide for any teacher or student-teacher interested in doing research in the classroom. The ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857024305

    Tags: Research questions , Reflection , Quantitative data analysis , Knowledge , Experience , Analysis , Action research , Qualitative research , Interaction

  5. The Active Interview

    The Active Interview

    James A. Holstein & Jaber F. Gubrium

    (1995)

    Interviews were once thought to be the pipeline through which information was transmitted from a passive subject to an omniscient researcher. However the new `active interview' considers interviewers and interviewees as equal partners in constructing meaning around an interview. This ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412986120

    Tags: Interviews , Meaning , Active interviews

  6. Advanced Focus Group Research

    Advanced Focus Group Research

    Edward F. Fern

    (2001)

    Advanced Focus Group Research examines the focus group research process in depth. It uncovers and addresses many of the complexities researchers encounter in conducting focus group research and introduces a conceptual framework that helps researchers make informed decisions about how ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412990028

    Tags: Research design , Focus groups , Group dynamics

  7. Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Advances in Mixed Methods Research

    Manfred Max Bergman

    (2008)

    Advances in Mixed Methods Research provides an essential introduction to the fast-growing field of mixed methods research. Bergman's book examines the current state of mixed-methods research, exploring exciting new ways of conceptualizing and conducting empirical research in the socia...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857024329

    Tags: Methodology , Research design , Combining methods , Quantitative research , Mixing qualitative and quantitative data , Concepts & philosophies , Mixed methods , Qualitative research , Synthesis

  8. Advances in Social Network Analysis: Research in the Social and 					Behavioral Sciences

    Advances in Social Network Analysis: Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Stanley Wasserman & Joseph Galaskiewicz

    (1994)

    In this book, leading methodologists address the issue of how effectively to apply the latest developments in social network analysis to behavioural and social science disciplines. Topics examined include: ways to specify the network contents to be studied; how to se...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452243528

  9. Advances in Visual Methodology

    Advances in Visual Methodology

    Sarah Pink

    (2012)

    Sarah Pink draws together in a single volume a set of key writings on advances and explorations that sit at the innovative edge of theory and practice in contemporary visual research. Advances in Visual Methodology presents a critical engagement with interdisciplinary practice in the ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446250921

  10. Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, Fourth Edition

    Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, Fourth Edition

    Kim A. Logio, George W. Dowdall, Earl R. Babbie & Fred S. Halley

    (2008)

    The only book of its kind, this text guides students through the process of conducting criminological data analysis. Used primarily in lab settings, the Fourth Edition of Adventures in Criminal Justice Research, derived from the popular Adventures in Social Research (Babbie et al, Pin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412990318

    Tags: Descriptive statistics , Variables , Research design , Statistical packages , Statistical significance , Data analysis , Analysis , Survey

  11. Agent-Based Models

    Agent-Based Models

    Nigel Gilbert

    (2008)

    Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a technique increasingly used in a broad range of social sciences. It involves building a computational model consisting of agents, each of which represents an actor in the social world, and an "environment" in which the agents act. Agents are able to int...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983259

    Tags: Agent-based simulation , Computer programmes , Modelling , Simulation , Concepts & philosophies

  12. Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Evanthia Lyons & Adrian Coyle

    (2007)

    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology equips students and researchers in psychology and the social sciences to carry out qualitative data ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446207536

    Tags: Discursive psychology , Discourse analysis , Grounded theory , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis , Interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA) , Narrative analysis

  13. Analysis of Covariance

    Analysis of Covariance

    Albert R. Wildt & Olli Ahtola

    (1978)

    This book presents a technique for analyzing the effects of variables, groups, and treatments in both experimental and observational settings. Analysis of Covariance considers not only the main effects of one variable upon another, but ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983297

    Tags: Hypothesis , Covariates , Comparison , Analysis , Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) , Covariance

  14. Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    H. T. Reynolds

    (1984)

    The updated second edition offers expanded discussions of the chi square test of significance and the potential measures of association available for use with categoric data. Reviewing basic techniques in analysis of nominal data, this ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983303

    Tags: Multivariate analysis , Chi-square test , Association , Nominal scale

  15. Analysis of Ordinal Data

    Analysis of Ordinal Data

    David K. Hildebrand, James D. Laing & Howard Rosenthal

    (1977)

    Ordinal data can be rank ordered but not assumed to have equal distances between categories. Using support by judges for civil rights measures and bussing as the primary example, this paper indicates how such data can best be analyzed. ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983310

    Tags: Ordinal scale

  16. Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Gudmund R. Iversen & Helmut Norpoth

    (1987)

    The second edition of this book provides a conceptual understanding of analysis of variance. It outlines methods for analysing variance that are used to study the effect of one or more nominal variables on a dependent, interval level ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983327

    Tags: Two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , Alpha error / Type i error , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  17. Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Kevin D. Bird

    (2004)

    Analysis of variance (ANOVA) constitutes the main set of statistical methods used by students and researchers to analyse data from experiments. This expertly written textbook adopts a pioneering approach to ANOVA with an emphasis on confidence intervals rather than tests of significan...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208598

    Tags: Confidence intervals , Quantitative data analysis , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  18. Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    G. David Garson & Robert S. Biggs

    (1992)

    Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases G. David Garson North Carolina State University Robert S. Biggs Community Development and Planning Wendell, North Carolina SAGE Publications, Inc. 2455 Teller Road Newbury...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983334

  19. Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Eun Sul Lee & Ronald N. Forthofer

    (2006)

    This book examines ways to analyze complex surveys, and focuses on the problems of weights and design effects. This new edition incorporates recent practice of analyzing complex survey data, introduces the new analytic approach for categorical data analysis (logistic regression), revi...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983341

    Tags: Sampling , Quantitative data analysis , Regression , Data analysis , Analysis , Survey , Survey data analysis

  20. Analyzing Costs, Procedures, Processes, and Outcomes in Human Services

    Analyzing Costs, Procedures, Processes, and Outcomes in Human Services

    Brian T. Yates

    (1996)

    The techniques for performing cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in mental health and other human services are introduced in this volume. After describing a model for assessment and improvement-oriented analysis of human service systems usin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983358

    Tags: Evaluation research , Evaluation

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