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An applied reference guide to research designs : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods / W. Alex Edmonds, Thomas D. Kennedy.

By: Edmonds, W. Alex.
Contributor(s): Kennedy, Thomas D.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: H62 .E293 2013Publication: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2013Description: xxv, 213 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781452205090 (pbk.); 1452205094 (pbk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Education -- Research -- Methodology | Research -- Methodology
Contents:
1. The Scientific Method and Relevant Components -- Validity and Research Designs -- Internal Validity -- External Validity -- Construct Validity -- Statistical Conclusion Validity -- Design Logic -- Control -- Design Notations -- Assignment Techniques -- Comparison and Control Groups -- Sampling Strategies -- Probability Sampling Techniques -- Nonprobability Sampling Techniques -- Part I. Quantitative Methods for Experimental and Quasi-experimental Research -- 2. Between-Subjects Approach -- Pretest and Posttest Designs -- k-Factor Designs -- Posttest Designs -- 3. Regression-Discontinuity Approach -- 4. Within-Subjects Approach -- Repeated-Measures Approach -- 5. Factorial Designs -- 6. Solomon N-Group Design -- 7. Single-Case Approach -- Part II. Quantitative Methods for Nonexperimental Research -- 8. Ex Post Facto and Posttest-Only Designs -- 9. Observational Approach -- Explanatory Design -- Predictive Design -- 10. Survey Approach -- Cross-Sectional Design -- Longitudinal Design -- Part III. Qualitative Methods -- 11. Grounded Theory Approach -- Systematic Design -- Emerging Design -- Constructivist Design -- When to Use Grounded Theory -- 12. Ethnographic Approach -- Realist Design -- Critical Design -- Case Study Design -- When to Use Ethnography -- 13. Narrative Approach -- Descriptive Design -- Explanatory Design -- Critical Design -- When to Use Narrative Inquiry -- 14. Phenomenological Approach -- Existential Design -- Transcendental Design -- Hermeneutic Design -- Case Study Design -- When to Use Phenomenology -- Part IV. Mixed Methods -- 15. Convergent-Parallel Approach -- Parallel-Databases Design -- Data-Transformation Design -- Data-Validation Design -- Multilevel Design -- 16. Embedded Approach -- Embedded-Experiment Design -- Embedded-Correlational Design -- Embedded Case Study Design -- 17. Explanatory-Sequential Approach -- Follow-Up Explanations Design -- Participant-Selection Design -- 18. Exploratory-Sequential Approach -- Instrument-Development Design -- Theory-Development Design -- Treatment-Development Design -- 19. Mixed Methods, Case Studies, and Single-Case Approaches -- Mixed-Method A-B-A Designs -- 20.Conclusion -- Research Questions -- Evaluation Approaches -- Philosophical Tenets -- Data Analytics -- Final Remarks.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-201) and index.

1. The Scientific Method and Relevant Components -- Validity and Research Designs -- Internal Validity -- External Validity -- Construct Validity -- Statistical Conclusion Validity -- Design Logic -- Control -- Design Notations -- Assignment Techniques -- Comparison and Control Groups -- Sampling Strategies -- Probability Sampling Techniques -- Nonprobability Sampling Techniques -- Part I. Quantitative Methods for Experimental and Quasi-experimental Research -- 2. Between-Subjects Approach -- Pretest and Posttest Designs -- k-Factor Designs -- Posttest Designs -- 3. Regression-Discontinuity Approach -- 4. Within-Subjects Approach -- Repeated-Measures Approach -- 5. Factorial Designs -- 6. Solomon N-Group Design -- 7. Single-Case Approach -- Part II. Quantitative Methods for Nonexperimental Research -- 8. Ex Post Facto and Posttest-Only Designs -- 9. Observational Approach -- Explanatory Design -- Predictive Design -- 10. Survey Approach -- Cross-Sectional Design -- Longitudinal Design -- Part III. Qualitative Methods -- 11. Grounded Theory Approach -- Systematic Design -- Emerging Design -- Constructivist Design -- When to Use Grounded Theory -- 12. Ethnographic Approach -- Realist Design -- Critical Design -- Case Study Design -- When to Use Ethnography -- 13. Narrative Approach -- Descriptive Design -- Explanatory Design -- Critical Design -- When to Use Narrative Inquiry -- 14. Phenomenological Approach -- Existential Design -- Transcendental Design -- Hermeneutic Design -- Case Study Design -- When to Use Phenomenology -- Part IV. Mixed Methods -- 15. Convergent-Parallel Approach -- Parallel-Databases Design -- Data-Transformation Design -- Data-Validation Design -- Multilevel Design -- 16. Embedded Approach -- Embedded-Experiment Design -- Embedded-Correlational Design -- Embedded Case Study Design -- 17. Explanatory-Sequential Approach -- Follow-Up Explanations Design -- Participant-Selection Design -- 18. Exploratory-Sequential Approach -- Instrument-Development Design -- Theory-Development Design -- Treatment-Development Design -- 19. Mixed Methods, Case Studies, and Single-Case Approaches -- Mixed-Method A-B-A Designs -- 20.Conclusion -- Research Questions -- Evaluation Approaches -- Philosophical Tenets -- Data Analytics -- Final Remarks.

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