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Research Methods Knowledge Base


Research Methods Knowledge Base

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The Research Methods Knowledge Base is a comprehensive web-based textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods. It covers the entire research process including: formulating research questions; sampling (probability and nonprobability); measurement (surveys, scaling, qualitative, unobtrusive); research design (experimental and quasi-experimental); data analysis; and, writing the research paper. It also addresses the... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 11, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 29, 2014
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Keywords: IIIF, kasa, slp, research



Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Accessiblity Information Available: no
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Avatar for Fern Entrekin
4 years ago

Fern Entrekin (Faculty)

I use “The Road to Research” for an introductory course in educational technology research. The visual of the road, with signposts, supports the short text description. This simple visual explanation of the elements required in the research process is perfectly designed for graduate students in an introductory research course.
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Avatar for Sam Martin
4 years ago

Sam Martin (Faculty)

Good adjunct to the physical text book. The student is advised to enroll in an class that uses the text, and use this learning material (website) to enhance the learning experience.

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Easy navigation; easy on the eyes.
Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes.