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  1. ANOVA


    Ellen R. Girden


    Focusing on situations in which analysis of variance (ANOVA) involving the repeated measurement of separate groups of individuals is needed, Girden reveals the advantages, disadvantages, and counterbalancing issues of repeated measures ...


  2. Methods Case Studies

    Application of Music Psychotherapy to Conduct Disorders in Adolescence: Exploring Change with the Help of a Mixed-Methods Design

    Lony Schiltz


    In music therapeutic research, we are confronted with the same dialectics of subjectivity and objectivity as in general clinical research, with the difference that we have a triangular relation between the therapist, th...


    Methods: Quasi-experimental designs , Non-parametric statistics , Mixed methods , Observation schedules , Longitudinal study

  3. Applied Correspondence Analysis

    Applied Correspondence Analysis

    Sten-Erik Clausen


    This volume provides readers with a simple, non-technical introduction to correspondence analysis (CA), a technique for summarily describing the relationships among categorical variables in large tables. It begins with the history and logic of CA. The author shows readers ...


    Methods: Log-linear analysis , Constant comparison , Chi-square test , Mean scores , Cases , Alpha error / Type i error , Correlation , Eigenvalue

  4. Applied Logistic Regression Analysis, Second Edition

    Applied Logistic Regression Analysis, Second Edition

    Scott Menard


    The focus in Applied Logistic Regression Analysis, Second Edition, is again on logistic regression models for individual level data, but aggregate or grouped data are also considered. The book includes detailed discussions of goodness of ...


  5. Applied Regression

    Applied Regression

    Michael S. Lewis-Beck


    Applied regression allows social scientists who are not specialists in quantitative techniques to arrive at clear verbal explanations of their ...


  6. Applied Research Design

    Applied Research Design

    Terry E. Hedrick, Leonard Bickman & Debra J. Rog


    To help researchers and students make the transition from the classroom and laboratory to research in the ‘real world,’ the authors reveal the pitfalls and suggest strategies to overcome problems in the design and planning of applied research. With a focus on how to refine research qu...


  7. The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, Second Edition

    The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods, Second Edition

    Leonard Bickman & Debra J. Rog


    The Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods provides students and researchers with the most comprehensive resource covering core methods, research designs, and data collection, management, and analysis issues. This thoroughly revised ...


    Methods: Methodology , Sampling , Research design , Quantitative research , Qualitative research

  8. Applied Statistics with SPSS

    Applied Statistics with SPSS

    Eelko Huizingh


    An all-in-one self-study guide to SPSS and do-it-yourself guide to statistics. Based around the needs of undergraduate students embarking on their own research project, and its self-help style is designed to boost the skills and confidence of those that will need to use SPSS in the co...


    Methods: Computer programmes , Statistical packages , Quantitative data analysis , Data analysis

  9. Applied Thematic Analysis

    Applied Thematic Analysis

    Greg Guest, Kathleen M. MacQueen & Emily E. Namey


    After collecting qualitative data from in-depth interviews, focus groups, or field observations, students and researchers often struggle to make sense of it. This step-by-step guide draws on the authors' many years of experience carrying out qualitative research and conducting trainin...


    Methods: Thematic analysis , Research design , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis

  10. Methods Case Studies

    Applying Discourse Theory: When ‘Text’ Is More than Just Talk

    Jed Horner


    This case provides an overview of the application of Discourse Theory. It outlines the underpinnings of Discourse Theory, including the constitutive role of ‘the political’, examines how data, or ‘text’, are defined in ...


    Methods: Purposive sampling , Discourse analysis , Semi-structured interviews , Document analysis , Qualitative research

  11. Methods Case Studies

    Applying Organizational Leadership Theory to Evaluate a Community College Orientation and Preparation Program with Predominantly Latino/a Students: Qualitative Interviews in a Service-Learning Project

    Luis M. Andrade, Angela Hoppe Nagao, Esmeralda Medrano, Josephine Macharia Lowe & Ding-Jo Currie


    In this case study, a team of doctoral students—Luis M. Andrade, Angela Hoppe Nagao, Esmeralda Medrano, and Josephine Macharia Lowe—in a community college leadership program participated in a service-learning field project as part of an...


    Methods: Probability sampling , Methodology , Theory , Interviews , Focus groups , Qualitative research , Participation

  12. Appreciative Inquiry

    Appreciative Inquiry

    Jan Reed


    Pioneers in the area of appreciative inquiry (AI) have focused on it as an organisational development tool, but this book explores AI as a research framework. The author reflects on her experience of using AI as a research approach, and draws on writing in organisational development a...


    Methods: Participatory action research , Interpretation , Ethnography , Participation

  13. Archival Strategies and Techniques

    Archival Strategies and Techniques

    Michael R. Hill


    Historical and biographical work is becoming a more common type of qualitative research done by social scientists and usually requires the extensive use of formal archives housed in universities, governments, museums and other institutions. This practical and concise book provides an ...


  14. Journal Article

    "Are Simple Gain Scores Obsolete?"

    Applied Psychological Measurement (1996)

    Over a quarter century ago, Cronbach & Furby (1970) and many other authors (e.g., Gulliksen, 1950; Lord & Novick, 1968) concluded that simple differences between pretest and posttest scores have questionable value in behavioral and social science research. Yet th...

    Methods: Theory , Quantitative data analysis , Reliability

  15. Methods Case Studies

    Arranging and Conducting Elite Interviews: Practical Considerations

    Christopher Huggins


    Elite interviewing is an established research method in the social sciences. It offers researchers a number of advantages, particularly when the motivations and perceptions of participants are the subject of inquiry. I ...


    Methods: Semi-structured interviews , Elite interview , Role of the researcher , Organizational research

  16. The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management

    The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management

    Arnold R. Shore & John M. Carfora


    This resource provides a step-by-step approach to turning a research idea into a proposal worthy of funding, demystifying the process as a result. The authors present a proven approach to the development of research ideas alongside a systematic treatment of proposals section-by-sectio...


    Methods: Research management

  17. Journal Article

    "The art(fulness) of open-ended interviewing: some considerations on analysing interviews"

    Qualitative Research (2001)

    ABSTRACT Considerable analytic attention has focused on interviewees’ talk as ‘accounts’, or ‘versions’, rather than as direct reports of attitudes or perceptions. However, despite recognition of the ‘co-construction of accounts’, little analytic atte...

    Methods: Interviews , Analysis , Qualitative research , Conversation analysis

  18. Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Research: Perspectives, Methodologies, Examples, and Issues

    Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Research: Perspectives, Methodologies, Examples, and Issues

    J. Gary Knowles & Ardra L. Cole


    Represents an unfolding and expanding orientation to qualitative social science research that draws inspiration, concepts, processes, and representational forms from the arts.


    Methods: Visual representations , Artistic inquiry , Visual research , Visual analysis , Writing , Performance , Dance , Experience , Text , Drama , Art

  19. Assessing Inequality

    Assessing Inequality

    Lingxin Hao & Daniel Q. Naiman


    This text reviews a set of widely used summary inequality measures, and the lesser known relative distribution method provides the basic rational...


    Methods: Inequality , Descriptive statistics , Distribution , Interpretation , Statistical significance , Analysis , Power , Survey , Empirical data

  20. Methods Case Studies

    Assessing the Effects of Development Aid in Post-Conflict Regions: Using Survey and Field Research Methods in the North East Afghanistan Longitudinal Study

    Jan R. Böhnke, Jan Koehler & Christoph Zürcher


    In 2006, we started a project based on previous fieldwork in Afghanistan as well as other Central Asian countries to assess whether development aid in (post-)conflict regions has an effect on stability, that is, securit...


    Methods: Evaluation research , Interviews , Fieldwork , Qualitative methods , Quantitative research , Triangulation , Mixed methods , Survey

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