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  1. Analyzing Visual Data

    Analyzing Visual Data

    Michael S. Ball & Gregory W. H. Smith

    (1992)

    This volume provides a basic framework for using visual data - namely still photographs - as a tool for social analysis. The authors determine the importance of theoretical assumptions in analyzing these data and provide advice on how to use photographs in cognitive, symbolist and str...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983402

    Methods: Visual analysis , Visual ethnography , Ethnographic photography or filmmaking

  2. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (1998): General Knowledge Performance in Kindergarten in the U.S.

    The Odum Institute

    (2015)

    This dataset example introduces readers to Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single continuous variable for two or more subsets of the data based on values of a categorical variable. The purpose is to evaluate whether the means f...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473942882

    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

  3. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Eurobarometer (63.1, Jan-Feb 2005): Country Differences in Attitudes to Science

    Nick Allum

    (2015)

    This dataset example introduces ANCOVA (Analysis of Covariance). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single variable for more than two subsets of the data to evaluate whether the means for each subset are statistically significantly different from each other or no...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473937819

    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

  4. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (2012): Home Value, Home Size, and Central Heating in Russia

    The Odum Institute

    (2015)

    This dataset example introduces readers to Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single continuous variable for two or more subsets of the data based on values of a categorical variable to evaluate whether the means for each subset a...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473942622

    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

  5. ANOVA

    ANOVA

    Ellen R. Girden

    (1992)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983419

  6. Methods Case Studies

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

    Lony Schiltz

    (2014)

    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, the ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013507667

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

  7. Applied Correspondence Analysis

    Applied Correspondence Analysis

    Sten-Erik Clausen

    (1998)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983426

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

  8. Applied Logistic Regression Analysis, Second Edition

    Applied Logistic Regression Analysis, Second Edition

    Scott Menard

    (2002)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983433

  9. Applied Regression

    Applied Regression

    Michael S. Lewis-Beck

    (1980)

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

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983440

  10. Applied Research Design

    Applied Research Design

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

    (1993)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983457

  11. 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

    (2009)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483348858

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

  12. Applied Statistics with SPSS

    Applied Statistics with SPSS

    Eelko Huizingh

    (2007)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446249390

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

  13. Applied Thematic Analysis

    Applied Thematic Analysis

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

    (2012)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483384436

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

  14. Methods Case Studies

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

    Jed Horner

    (2014)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014526821

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

  15. 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

    (2015)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014554890

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

  16. Appreciative Inquiry

    Appreciative Inquiry

    Jan Reed

    (2007)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983464

    Methods: Participatory action research , Interpretation , Ethnography , Participation

  17. Archival Strategies and Techniques

    Archival Strategies and Techniques

    Michael R. Hill

    (1993)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983471

  18. Journal Article

    "Are Simple Gain Scores Obsolete?"

    (1996)

    Are simple gain scores obsolete? 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 behaviora...

    Methods: Theory , Quantitative data analysis , Reliability

  19. Methods Case Studies

    Arranging and Conducting Elite Interviews: Practical Considerations

    Christopher Huggins

    (2014)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013514687

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

  20. 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

    (2011)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226484

    Methods: Research management

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