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Approaches to Quantitative Research by
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
Approaches to Quantitative Research is designed for both undergraduate and postgraduate business students who are planning to undertake a research project or dissertation. By using easy-to-understand language, while at the same time not losing the statistical underpinnings, as well as downloadable datasets, this book demonstrates how to use the appropriate quantitative methods to answer different types of research questions, and how to analyse data by using SPSS.
The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers by
Call Number: H62.S31856 C64 2016
Publication Date: 2015-12-25
Johnny Saldaña's unique and invaluable manual demystifies the qualitative coding process with a comprehensive assessment of different coding types, examples and exercises. The ideal reference for students, teachers, and practitioners of qualitative inquiry, it is essential reading across the social sciences and neatly guides you through the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data. Its wide array of strategies, from the more straightforward to the more complex, is skillfully explained and carefully exemplified providing a complete toolkit of codes and skills that can be applied to any research project.
Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation by
Call Number: H62 .B58555 2012
Publication Date: 2012-04-26
Graduate students often struggle with turning qualitative research projects into a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation because the research itself is inherently messy. This book helps address that challenge. Linda Dale Bloomberg and Marie Volpe have distilled decades of experience of dissertation advisement and successful doctoral defenses into this highly practical reference for graduate students. They focus on finding and articulating a clear research problem, purpose, and questions; laying out a research design that will lead to gathering the right kind of data and support the right kind of analysis; and writing up and defending the study. To help, they provide working tools, an integrative summary discussion at the end of each chapter, comprehensive checklists, and an annotated bibliography in each chapter.
The Education Dissertation by
Publication Date: 2009-11-18
Writing a dissertation requires focus and commitment. The Education Dissertation provides a step-by-step process for developing and completing an academically rigorous dissertation in a time-efficient manner. Written for doctoral students in education who are also currently working in the field, this book provides specific and accessible guidance for the entire process, from finding a topic to conducting the literature review to writing and defending the dissertation. Includes organizational templates complete with detailed charts, checklists, a timeline, student examples, and rubrics; Covers both quantitative and qualitative research.
Finish Your Dissertation, Don't Let It Finish You! by
Publication Date: 2013-10-28
An all-inclusive, practical guide to help you design, conduct, and finish your academic dissertation--with minimal drama Sharing the secrets for successfully navigating through the dissertation and thesis process while maintaining your sanity, Finish Your Dissertation, Don't Let It Finish You! presents comprehensive coverage of the entire dissertation process, from selecting a committee and choosing a research topic to conducting the research and writing and defending your dissertation.
Research Design by
Call Number: H62 .C6963 2009
Publication Date: 2008-07-15
Since 1998 this practical volume has helped thousands of students and researchers plan and prepare a wide range of papers, scholarly articles, dissertations and other research-related writings.