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  1. “12 CASE STUDY AND THEORY; Case Study Method”

    Roger Gomm, Martyn Hammersley & Peter Foster

    Found in: Case Study Method


    A common charge against case study research is that its findings are not generalizable in the way that those of social surveys are. The question often raised is: How do we know that these findings are representative? Some advocates of case study respond to this by argu...

    Tags: Hypothesis , Theory , Case study , Induction / Analytic induction , Comparison , Cases

  2. Communication Research Statistics

    Communication Research Statistics

    John C. Reinard


    Written in an accessible style using simple and direct language, Communication Research Statistics guides students through the statistics actually used in most empirical research in communication and the social sciences. This book is the only work in communication that includes detail...


    Tags: Hypothesis , Quantitative data analysis , Quantitative research , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  3. The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

    The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory

    Antony Bryant & Kathy Charmaz


    "Tony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz are the perfect editors for this excellent and forward looking Handbook which is surely destined to be a classic" ...


    Tags: Grounded theory , Qualitative research

  4. The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods

    The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods

    Malcolm Williams & W. Paul Vogt


    Social Research is a bourgeoning field. Of course it has many traditions and approaches, but there is a high premium upon thinking differently and thinking anew because social life is never static or wholly predictable. This Handbook, edited by internationally recognized ...


    Tags: Measurement , Methodology , Sampling , Methodological pluralism , Reflexivity , Quantitative research , Knowledge , Modelling , Objectivity , Qualitative research

  5. The Sage Handbook for Research in Education

    The Sage Handbook for Research in Education

    Clifton F. Conrad & Ronald C. Serlin


    Research is increasingly becoming more influential in the field of education and this Handbook brings together a range of top academic experts who represent diverse fields within and outside of education, as well as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches to provide an ...


    Tags: Methodology , Theory , Research design

  6. The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    Geoffrey Walford, Eric Tucker & Madhu Viswanathan


    The SAGE Handbook of Measurement is a unique methodological resource in which Walford, Viswanathan, and Tucker draw together contributions from the authors of the classic works in Measurement studies of the past twenty five years. Each chapter focuses on ...


    Tags: Measurement , Theory , Measurement error , Measurement validity and invalidity , Concepts & philosophies , Questionnaires , Context , Indicators , Validity

  7. The SAGE Handbook of Social Science Methodology

    The SAGE Handbook of Social Science Methodology

    William Outhwaite & Stephen P. Turner


    "'An excellent guidebook through different approaches to social science measurement, including the all-important route-maps that show us how to get there' - Roger Jowell, City University. 'Over the last decade at least there has been an avalanche of social research methods books, almo...


    Tags: Theory , Experiments

  8. Analysis of Covariance

    Analysis of Covariance

    Albert R. Wildt & Olli Ahtola


    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 ...


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

  9. “7 Theoretical Sampling; Basics of Qualitative Research (3rd ed.): Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory”

    Juliet Corbin & Anselm Strauss

    Found in: Basics of Qualitative Research (3rd ed.): Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory


    The most productive scientists have not been satisfied with clearing up the immediate question but, having obtained some new knowledge, they make use of it to uncover something further and often of greater importance. (Beveridge, 1963, p. 144) ...

    Tags: Sampling , Theory , Grounded theory , Qualitative data analysis , Theoretical sampling

  10. Journal Article

    "Correcting a Significance Test for Clustering"

    Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (2007)

    Field experiments often assign entire intact groups (such as sites, classrooms, or schools) to the same treatment group, with different intact groups assigned to different treatments. Because these intact groups correspond to clusters, this design is often called a group...

    Tags: Hypothesis , Sampling distribution , Sampling , Confidence intervals , Degrees of freedom , Statistical significance , Chi-square test , Tests , T-test , Power , Significance

  11. Tests of Significance

    Tests of Significance

    Ramon E. Henkel


    Tests of Significance is an elementary introduction to significance testing, this paper provides a conceptual and logical basis for understanding these tests.


    Tags: Hypothesis , Null hypothesis , Sampling , Significance testing , Statistical significance , Significance

  12. Research Training for Social Scientists

    Research Training for Social Scientists

    Dawn Burton


    With indispensable advice for students from all social science backgrounds, this handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to em...


    Tags: Thesis , Descriptive statistics , Feminist research , Focus groups , Quantitative data analysis , Data analysis , Questionnaires , Moral / Ethical dilemma , Methodology , Computer-assisted personal interviews , Chi-square test , Qualitative data analysis , Hypothesis , Fieldwork , Writing , Ethics / Research ethics , Inferential statistics , Analysis , Literature review , Qualitative research , Access , Survey , Sampling , Interviews , Research design , Secondary data , Writing up , Secondary data analysis

  13. Quantitative Research in Education: A Primer

    Quantitative Research in Education: A Primer

    Wayne K. Hoy


    Designed to allay anxiety about quantitative research, this practical text introduces readers to the nature of research and science, and then presents the meaning of concepts, variables, and research problems in the field of Education. Rich with concrete examples and illustrations, th...


    Tags: Hypothesis , Hypothesis testing , Variables , Theory , Quantitative data analysis , Tests , Scientific method , Concepts & philosophies , Hypothesising

  14. Marketing Research

    Marketing Research

    Bonita Kolb


    Essential to any student of the discipline, this textbook offers a comprehensive, applied approach to understanding and designing market ...


    Tags: Observational research , Focus groups , Data analysis , Marketing research , Questionnaires , Analysis , Internet research , Qualitative research , Survey , Online survey , In-depth interviews , Research questions , Research report , Methodology , Interviews , Sampling , Quantitative research , Secondary data , Grounded theory

  15. Sampling Essentials: Practical Guidelines for Making Sampling Choices

    Sampling Essentials: Practical Guidelines for Making Sampling Choices

    Johnnie Daniel


    Written for students taking research methods courses, this text provides a thorough overview of sampling principles. The author gives detailed, nontechnical descriptions and guidelines with limited presentation of formulas to help students reach basic research decisions, such as wheth...


    Tags: Probability sampling , Theory , Sampling , Research design , Random sampling , Quantitative data collection , Sampling bias , Mixed methods

  16. Methods Case Studies

    Testing the Damaged-Goods Hypothesis among Pornography Actresses: A Matched Sample Study

    James D. Griffith


    This case provides an account of conducting a study that compared porn actresses with a matched sample. The case tracks the emergence of research question, hypotheses development, selection of instruments, issues involved with recruitment of a difficult-to-access ...


    Tags: Hypothesis , Discriminant analysis , Sampling , Case study , Comparative research , Literature search , Survey

  17. Methods Case Studies

    Investigating Problem Solving from the Perspective of Engineers: The Use of Grounded Theory in a Traditionally Quantitative Field

    Jennifer Harlim


    Research in the engineering field is often entrenched in the quantitative paradigm. Recent literature and studies have realised that not all research questions in engineering can be addressed through quantitative approaches. These areas include studies in engineer...


    Tags: Sampling , Semi-structured interviews , Questionnaires , Mixed methods , Grounded theory , Qualitative research , Survey , Snowball sampling

  18. Methods Case Studies

    Guiding the Development of a Dissertation Research Design Using Grounded Theory

    Patricia Hoffman-Miller


    Dissertation advisors play a significant role in the development of student theses and dissertations whether or not the dissertation is a qualitative or quantitative study. The conceptualization of a student dissertation prospectus requires unmitigated dedication ...


    Tags: Sampling , Interviews , Research design , Bias , Grounded theory , Qualitative research

  19. Methods Case Studies

    Constructing Data through Qualitative Interviews in Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Settings: Development of Cross-Cultural Competence in International Business Students

    Natalie S. Mikhaylov


    This case is based on my dissertation research project, which I began in 2007. My objective was to examine the process of cross-cultural competence development as international students experience it, not as a theoretical construct. Most of the previous studies ad...


    Tags: Sampling , Interviews , Grounded theory , Qualitative research

  20. Methods Case Studies

    Parenting a Child with Life-Threatening Food Allergies: An Online Grounded Theory Study

    S. Brantlee Broome-Stone, Barbara Lutz & Mary Ellen Young


    In 2012, we began a study to examine how parents of children with life-threatening allergies navigate and manage their child's diagnosis on a day-to-day basis. Previous studies on this topic were from a biomedical perspective and relied largely on quantitative met...


    Tags: Sampling , Privacy , Constant comparison , Memos , Internet research , Grounded theory , Qualitative research , Theoretical sampling

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