Research Methods For The Behavioral Sciences by Charles StangorResearch Methods For The Behavioral Sciences by Charles Stangor

Research Methods For The Behavioral Sciences

byCharles Stangor

Paperback | January 21, 2014

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Appropriate for those who will be working in the social sciences, this book offers comprehensive coverage of both experimental and non-experimental methods. The author provides succinct explanations for a full range of methods, including descriptive, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental research designs. Practical tips and applications integrated throughout the text allow readers to make real-world connections and understand the material.qii
Title:Research Methods For The Behavioral SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 7.2 × 0.8 inPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1285077024

ISBN - 13:9781285077024

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Table of Contents

Part I: GETTING STARTED.1. Introduction to Research.2. Developing the Research Hypothesis.3. Ethics in Research.Part II: MEASURING AND DESCRIBING.4. Measures.5. Reliability and Validity.6. Surveys and Sampling.7. Naturalistic Methods.Part III: TESTING RESEARCH HYPOTHESES. 8. Hypothesis Testing and Inferential Statistics.9. Correlational Research Designs.10. Experimental Research: One-Way Designs.Part IV: DESIGNING AND INTERPRETING RESEARCH.11. Experimental Research: Factorial Designs.12. Experimental Control and Internal Validity.13. External Validity.14. Quasi-Experimental Research Designs.Appendix A: Reporting Research Results. Appendix B: Data Preparation and Univariate Statistics. Appendix C: Bivariate Statistics. Appendix D: Multivariate Statistics.Appendix E: Statistical Tables. Appendix F: Using Computers to Collect DataGlossary. References.Index.