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An applied guide to research designs : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods

Author: W Alex Edmonds; Thomas D Kennedy
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The Second Edition of An Applied Guide to Research Designs offers researchers in the social and behavioral sciences guidance for selecting the most appropriate research design to apply in their study. Using consistent terminology, the authors visually present a range of research designs used in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods to help readers conceptualize, construct, test, and problem solve in their  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Alex Edmonds; Thomas D Kennedy
ISBN: 9781483317274 1483317277 9781071802779 1071802771
OCLC Number: 934382762
Notes: Earlier edition published in 2013 as: An applied reference guide to research designs : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods.
Description: xxvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A primer of the scientific method and relevant components. Part I. Quantitative methods for experimental and quasi-experimental research. Between-subjects approach --
Regression-discontinuity approach --
Within-subjects approach --
Factorial designs --
Solomon N-group designs --
Single-case approach. Part II. Quantitative methods for nonexperimental research. Ex post facto and posttest-only designs --
Observational approach --
Survey approach. Part III. Qualitative methods. Grounded theory perspective --
Ethnographic perspective --
Narrative perspective --
Phenomenological perspective. Part IV. Mixed methods. Convergent-parallel approach --
Embedded approach --
Explanatory-sequential approach --
Exploratory-sequential approach --Mixed methods, case studies, and single-case approaches --
Action research approaches --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Applied reference guide to research designs
Responsibility: W. Alex Edmonds, Nova Southeastern University, Thomas D. Kennedy, Nova Southeastern University.

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This book visually presents quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs in a way that students and researchers can readily understand and accurately apply in their own  Read more...

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