Foundations of Behavioral Research

ISBN-10: 0155078976

ISBN-13: 9780155078970

Edition: 4th 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Fred N. Kerlinger, Howard B. Lee

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This text examines the fundamentals of solving a scientific research problem, focusing on the relationship between the problem and the research design. This edition includes new information about computer statistical software, multivariate statistics, research ethics, and writing research reports in APA style. This book is ideal for graduate students in that it covers statistics, research methodology, and measurement all in one volume. This is a book that graduate students will keep as a reference throughout their careers.
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List price: $324.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/9/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1008
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

The Language and Approach of Science
Science and the Scientific Approach
Problems and Hypotheses
Constructs, Variables, and Definitions
Sets, Relations, And Variance
Variance and Covariance
Probability, Randomness, And Sampling
Sampling and Randomness
Analysis, Interpretation, Statistics, And Inference
Principles of Analysis and Interpretation
The Analysis of Frequencies
Statistics: Purpose, Approach, Method
Testing Hypotheses and the Standard Error
Analysis Of Variance
Analysis of Variance: Foundations
Factorial Analysis of Variance
Analysis of Variance: Correlated Groups
Nonparametric Analysis of Variance and Related Statistics
Designs of Research
Ethical Considerations in Conducting Behavioral Science Research
Research Design: Purpose and Principles
Inadequate Designs and Design Criteria
General Designs of Research
Research Design Applications: Randomized Groups and Correlated Groups
Types of Research
Quasi-Experimental and N = 1 Designs of Research
Nonexperimental Research
Laboratory Experiments, Field Experiments, and Field Studies
Survey Research
Foundations of Measurement
Methods and Observations and Data Collection
Interviews and Interview Schedules
Objective Tests and Scales
Observations of Behavior and Sociometry
Multivariate Approaches
Multiple Regression Analysis: Foundations
Multiple Regression, Analysis of Variance, and Other Multivariate Methods
Factor Analysis
Analysis of Covariance Structures
Guide for Writing Research Reports
Statistical Tables
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