Books tagged: research methods

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Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.
Pocket Writing Tutor's Composing Essays on Climate Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Our guide offers student writers specific advice for essays on climate change and global warming. The book includes topic ideas; sample outlines; profiles of good sources with tips and links to help you find them; and pre-formatted citations for each source in MLA, APA, and Chicago style.
Finding Answers in Questions: A written discourse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This is based on a study of comprehension questions found in various TEFL textbooks. It explains various cohesive devices you may find in questions and how to conduct a study of the questions in order to find answers within the text.
Theory and Case Study Research
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This article describes case study research and shows how difficult such research is. Valuable for its contributions to theory, case study research requires strong conceptual skills on the part of researchers.
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.
Scientific Introspection: A Method For Investigating the Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
Scientific Introspection calls for psychologists to use introspection to investigate the mind. What researchers do now is study the brain and behavior then try to guess what the mind must be like. But why guess? We have the ability to look directly into our minds. Scientific Introspection is an adjunct to traditional cognitive psychology, an investigative tool to discover how the mind works.
A NEATS Analysis of Children with Sexual Behavior Issues & Their Families
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Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Children show many different kinds of sexual behaviors. This article provides information that will help parents and professionals to respond in helpful ways to children’s sexual behaviors.
The Researcher's Bible
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science
This book provides an overview of the major quantitative and qualitative research methods in the social sciences. An ideal supplement to comprehensive books on research; ideal for professors, students, researchers, and professional managers hiring researchers. Includes the main sampling methods, major statistical concepts and data analysis techniques, observation approaches, etc.
The Exhaustion of the Interaction of Words: Brainstorming with the ParaMind Brainstorming Program
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Can helpful new ideas be discovered by computer-automated brainstorming? According to the ParaMind Brainstorming Software theory, yes they can. For anyone with an open mind and a bright outlook on the future, it should seem obvious that there are many important ideas that we have not yet discovered. ParaMind Brainstorming software is the tool created to do this.
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.