Book , Print in English

Research methods in applied settings : an integrated approach to design and analysis

Jeffrey A. Gliner and George A. Morgan.
  • Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000.
  • x, 465 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
  • Pt. 1. Introductory chapters. Definitions, purposes, and dimensions of research
  • A tale of two paradigms : quantitative and qualitative
  • Ethical problems and principles
  • Research problems, variables, and hypotheses
  • pt. 2. Research approaches and designs. Overview of research approaches and questions
  • Internal validity
  • Specific research designs for randomized experimental and quasi-experimental approaches
  • Single subject designs
  • pt. 3. Understanding the selection and use of statistics. Measurement and descriptive statistics
  • Sampling and external validity
  • Introduction to inferential statistics and problems with null hypothesis significance testing
  • General design classifications
  • Selection of statistical methods
  • pt. 4. Integrating designs and analyses : interpreting results. Single factor between groups designs : analysis and interpretation
  • Single factor within subjects designs : analysis and interpretation
  • Basic associational designs : analysis and interpretation
  • Adding independent variables-complex between groups designs : analysis and interpretation
  • Mixed factorial designs : analysis and interpretation --Interpretation of complex associational analyses and MANOVA
  • pt. 5. Measurement, instruments, and procedures. Measurement reliability and validity
  • Types of data collection techniques
  • Steps in the research process : practical and ethical issues
  • pt. 6. Research validity, replication, and review. Research validity and replication
  • Evaluating empirical research studies : a synthesis.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-448) and indexes.
  • 080582992X (alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 99038652
  • OCLC: 41924770

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