Research Design

Research Design


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 273 page
  • ISBN: 9781452226095
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The eagerly anticipated Fourth Edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design is here! For all three approaches, Creswell includes a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions, a review of the literature, an assessment of the use of theory in research approaches, and refl ections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry. He also presents the key elements of the research process, giving specifi c attention to each approach. The Fourth Edition includes extensively revised mixed methods coverage, increased coverage of ethical issues in research, and an expanded emphasis on worldview perspectives.

Encyclopedia of Research Design

Encyclopedia of Research Design


  • Release: 2010-06-22
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 1776 page
  • ISBN: 9781412961271
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"Comprising more than 500 entries, the Encyclopedia of Research Design explains how to make decisions about research design, undertake research projects in an ethical manner, interpret and draw valid inferences from data, and evaluate experiment design strategies and results. Two additional features carry this encyclopedia far above other works in the field: bibliographic entries devoted to significant articles in the history of research design and reviews of contemporary tools, such as software and statistical procedures, used to analyze results. It covers the spectrum of research design strategies, from material presented in introductory classes to topics necessary in graduate research; it addresses cross- and multidisciplinary research needs, with many examples drawn from the social and behavioral sciences, neurosciences, and biomedical and life sciences; it provides summaries of advantages and disadvantages of often-used strategies; and it uses hundreds of sample tables, figures, and equations based on real-life cases."--Publisher's description.

Qualitative Research Design

Qualitative Research Design


  • Release: 2005
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 175 page
  • ISBN: 0761926070
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Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach, Second Edition provides researchers and students with a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. A bestseller in its First Edition, this invaluable book presents an innovative approach to the components of design and how they interact with each other. The text presents a clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components and highlights key design issues. Based on a course the author taught for seven years at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the work is written in an informal, jargon-free style and incorporates many examples and hands-on exercises.

Qualitative Research Design  An Interactive Approach

Qualitative Research Design An Interactive Approach


  • Release: 2013
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 218 page
  • ISBN: 9781412981194
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This book gives researchers and students a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. Based on a course that the author taught for 7 years at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, it is written in an informal, jargon-free style and incorporates many examples and hands-on exercises. Rather than the rigid, linear approach to design that is usually found in research methods textbooks--and which is particularly ill suited for qualitative research--this book presents a flexible, systemic model of design. This model not only better fits what experienced qualitative researchers actually do, but provides a clear framework for designing a study and developing a research proposal. This edition includes new or substantially expanded discussions of research paradigms, defining a research problem, site and participant selection, relationships with research participants, data analysis, and validity, as well as more examples and exercises.

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design


  • Release: 2016-12-19
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 488 page
  • ISBN: 9781506330211
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Winner of the 2018 Textbook & Academic Authors Association′s The McGuffey Longevity Award In the revised Fourth Edition of the best-selling text, John W. Creswell and new co-author Cheryl N. Poth explore the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. Preserving Creswell′s signature writing style, the authors compare the approaches and relate research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry in a highly accessible manner. Featuring new content, articles, pedagogy, references, and expanded coverage of ethics throughout, the Fourth Edition is an ideal introduction to the theories, strategies, and practices of qualitative inquiry. Learn more about John W. Creswell′s qualitative research and mixed methods research titles as well as his 2017 spring/summer mixed methods research workshops! Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

Research Design

Research Design


  • Release: 1994-05-23
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 228 page
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105006036029
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This book provides the basis for deciding whether to use a qualitative or quantitative approach for the design of a research study and how to write up the results of a study for a journal article or dissertation. Addressing these issues, the author offers a guide to the major design decisions, such as deciding upon a paradigm, stating the purpose of the study, identifying the research questions and hypotheses, using theory and defining and stating the significance of the study.

Research Design and Statistical Analysis

Research Design and Statistical Analysis


  • Release: 2010
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 809 page
  • ISBN: 9780805864311
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"I love the `integrated analysis' chapters. They will allow students to practice their new skills, to think critically about data sets, and to learn to write results and discussion sections for papers." Dr. Celia M. Klin, Binghamton University, USA --

Research Design to Forecast Demand for New Types of Technicians in an Industry

Research Design to Forecast Demand for New Types of Technicians in an Industry


  • Release: 1964
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  • File: PDF, 172 page
  • ISBN: IND:30000102122086
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The objective of the study was to develop a research design in broad outline form which can be employed to detect, define, and forecast the need for emerging new technicians including planned sources of supply. A secondary objective was to develop the research design to provide information on upgrad ing of skilled workers, displacement of skilled or technical workers, and new types of skilled or technical workers to be employed in support of the new technician. (Author).