Applied Reference Guide to Research Designs Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

ISBN-10: 1452205094

ISBN-13: 9781452205090

Edition: 2013

Authors: W. Alex Edmonds, Tom D. Kennedy

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List price: $77.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Tom D. Kennedy received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami. He has been on the Faculty in the department of Applied Research at Nova Southeastern University for five years, developing and teaching research and statistics courses. He has extensive clinical experience providing neuropsychological assessments, behavioral medicine interventions, and group therapy in both inpatient and outpatient settings. His research interests include at-risk children and adolescents as well as exploratory biofeedback and other complementary alternative medicine interventions.

List of Tables, Figures, and Diagrams
About the Authors
The Scientific Method and Relevant Components
Validity and Research Designs
Internal Validity
External Validity
Construct Validity
Statistical Conclusion Validity
Design Logic
Design Notations
Assignment Techniques
Comparison and Control Groups
Sampling Strategies
Probability Sampling Techniques
Nonprobability Sampling Techniques
Quantitative Methods For Experimental And Quasi-Experimental Research
Between-Subjects Approach
Pretest and Posttest Designs
k-Factor Designs
Posttest Designs
Regression-Discontinuity Approach
Within-Subjects Approach
Repeated-Measures Approach
Factorial Designs
Solomon N-Group Design
Single-Case Approach
Quantitative Methods For Nonexperimental Research
Ex Post Facto and Posttest-Only Designs
Observational Approach
Explanatory Design
Predictive Design
Survey Approach
Cross-Sectional Design
Longitudinal Design
Qualitative Methods
Grounded Theory Approach115
Systematic Design
Emerging Design
Constructivist Design
When to Use Grounded Theory
Ethnographic Approach
Realist Design
Critical Design
Case Study Design
When to Use Ethnography
Narrative Approach
Descriptive Design
Explanatory Design
Critical Design
When to Use Narrative Inquiry
Existential Design
Transcendental Design
Hermeneutic Design
Case Study Design
When to Use Phenomenology
Mixed Methods
Convergent-Parallel Approach
Parallel-Databases Design
Data-Transformation Design
Data-Validauon Design
Multilevel Design
Embedded Approach
Embedded-Experiment Design
Embedded-Correlational Design
Embedded Case Study Design
Explanatory-Sequential Approach
Follow-Up Explanations Design
Participant-Selection Design
Exploratory-Sequential Approach
Instrument-Development Design
Theory-Development Design
Treatment-Development Design
Mixed Methods, Case Studies, and Single-Case Approaches
Mixed-Method A-B-A Designs
Research Questions
Evaluation Approaches
Philosophical Tenets
Data Analytics
Final Remarks
Less Common Designs for Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research
Types of Case Study Designs
Five Types of Mixed Methods Designs
Author Index
Subject Index
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