Books tagged: research methodology

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The Intellectual Roots of Grounded Theory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Grounded theory is an open-ended approach to research that can be adapted to many uses. This article shows how adaptable grounded theory is and was meant to be. Originating in the Chicago school of Sociology about 100 years ago, GT does not have to be about technicalities, but researchers can use it as an adaptable and open-ended approach to developing understandings of human situations.
Lifelong Learning: A View From the Coal Face
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Series: Lifelong Learning Personal Effectiveness Guides, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Reflecting on where we are now, Marsh re-visits extensive research previously undertaken. She examines various issues and initiatives when there was a new focus on Work-Based Learning - still relevant in 2011. Aimed at the Home Learner . The author looks at the wider issues of Learning;Opportunity;Access; Professional and Personal Development.
The Listen Lady
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,240. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Research should be fun and interesting, not boring and over-complicated. The Listen Lady combines the best of storytelling and market research education to outline the processes, advantages, and disadvantages of social media listening research. Written for brand managers, marketing practitioners, and researchers, practical examples make the technique easily accessible to everyone.
The Eleanor Simmons Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Commercial / General
A true-life genealogical mystery and its solution. Details a two-year hunt to identify the heirs to a $1M Massachusetts estate, tracking the day-by-day efforts of a professional genealogist and crew as they struggle to identify a woman who lived in a close community for 80 years and never discussed her family. Will appeal to genealogists and researchers, anybody curious about assumed identity.
An Interview with Leonard Schatzman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Learn things you've never known before in this backstage look at the development of grounded theory. Lenny Schatzman worked with Anselm Strauss for 28 years and was his first graduate student. With with and humor, Lenny tells it like it is. You'll learn about grounded theory from the ground up. At the end of the article is the transcript of the interview on which the article is based.
Researching 101: 36 tips to propel your college research and help you find the authoritative information your professor will love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you find scholarly journals to support college presentations and papers? What are scholarly journals? Are there reasons for students to use the campus library – in addition to “Googling it?” These are a few of the questions answered in RS 101. Written by an academic librarian, RS 101 is meant for current and future college students - and anyone wanting to brush up on researching skills.
Research Methods: Functional Skills
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Price: $36.00 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
This eBook describes the principles and concepts for planning and conducting research. Topics include critical thinking, scientific problem solving, experimental designs, methods, statistical analyses, and interpreting findings. Knowing how and when to apply the topics shows functional skills in complex reasoning. Increase your research methods knowledge and make evidence-based decisions.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.