RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 730403646 LA English T1 An applied reference guide to research designs : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods A1 Edmonds, W. Alex., Kennedy, Thomas D., PB SAGE Publications PP Thousand Oaks YR 2013 SN 9781452205090 1452205094 AB "Students often struggle with conceptualizing the most appropriate research design before they begin collecting data and answering their research questions. This book presents quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs in education and the social and behavioral sciences using consistent terminology in a way that students can understand and apply in their own investigations. The book helps students conceptualize, construct, test, problem solve, and acquire knowledge, through a wealth of visual aids and real-world examples."--Publisher's website.