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*#Subjects and sampling
*#Subjects and sampling
*#*[http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book3152 Practical Sampling], by Henry, Sage Publications, 1990 (part of the Applied Social Research Methods Series). This is a good overview of how to sample and the different types of sampling.
*#*[http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book3152 Practical Sampling], by Henry, Sage Publications, 1990 (part of the Applied Social Research Methods Series). This is a good overview of how to sample and the different types of sampling.
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*#Observational Research
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*#*[http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book2667  Participant Observation: A Methodology for Human Studies], by Jorgensen, Sage Publications. This book covers both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of observational research.
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*#Survey Research
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*#*[http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521559034 Chapter 9 of The Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology], Edited by Reis and Judd
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*#Archival Research
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*#*[http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book3975 Archival Strategies and Techniques], by Hill. While this book is written mainly for sociologists, it also provides useful information for psychological archival research.
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*#Meta-analysis
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*#*[http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book11092 Practical Meta-analysis], by Lipsey and Wilson. This book explains each step of the process in-depth. For summary information, see the PsychWiki [Meta-analysis] page.
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*#Experimental and Quasi-experimental
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*#*Experimental And Quasi-experimental Designs For Research, by Campbell
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*#*Fundamental Concepts in the Design of Experiments, by Hicks and Turner

Revision as of 05:26, 17 October 2007

Course: Research Design
Days/Times: 9:50-11:50am
Room: B-249
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Contents

Course Schedule

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Class Materials

All the handouts and powerpoint presentations during class will be posted below. Also, click on the "Research Tools" section in the left-hand sidebar which will take you to pages devoted to conducting research. See below about the Overview of the Research Process to see how the class material is broken down into a series of five successive operational phases from generating the idea to disseminating the idea. For all steps in the research process, there will be information about how to conduct research (for the practitioner) and how to evaluate research (for the research consumer).

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Conducting Research



Evaluating Research




Course Information


Overview of Research Process

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