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

    Roger Gomm, Martyn Hammersley & Peter Foster

    Found in: Case Study Method

    (2009)

    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

    (2006)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983693

    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

    (2007)

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

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781848607941

    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

    (2011)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446268261

    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

    (2006)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412976039

    Tags: Methodology , Theory , Research design

  6. The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    The SAGE Handbook of Measurement

    Geoffrey Walford, Eric Tucker & Madhu Viswanathan

    (2010)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446268230

    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

    (2007)

    "'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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781848607958

    Tags: Theory , Experiments

  8. 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

  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

    (2008)

    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

    (1976)

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

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412986113

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

  12. Research Training for Social Scientists

    Research Training for Social Scientists

    Dawn Burton

    (2000)

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

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857028051

    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

    (2010)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452272061

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

  14. Marketing Research

    Marketing Research

    Bonita Kolb

    (2008)

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

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9780857028013

    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

    (2012)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452272047

    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

    (2014)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014534924

    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

    (2014)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013508717

    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

    (2014)

    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 ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014534179

    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

    (2014)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014533927

    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

    (2014)

    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...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014540253

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

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