Sale!

Test Bank (Downloadable Product) for Introduction to Research Methods A Hands-On Approach By Bora Pajo, ISBN: 9781483386959, ISBN: 9781544338477

$100.00 $50.00

Downlaodable Instructor Test Bank for Introduction to Research Methods A Hands-On Approach 1st Edition Pajo

REQUEST SAMPLE

Description

Test Bank for Introduction to Research Methods A Hands-On Approach 1st Edition Pajo

Downlaodable Instructor Test Bank for Introduction to Research Methods A Hands-On Approach By Bora Pajo, ISBN: 9781483386959, ISBN: 9781544338477

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 • The Purpose of Research

Chapter Outline

Scientific Research and Its Purpose

Theories of Knowledge

A Quick Look at Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods

Ethical Research

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 2 • Formulating a Research Question

Chapter Outline

Choosing a Research Topic

Operationalization of Constructs

Types of Variables

Types of Hypotheses

Visualizing a Research Question

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 3 • Researching and Writing the Literature Review

Chapter Outline

Defining a Literature Review

Exploring the Literature

Understanding and Organizing the Literature

Thinking Critically

Hypotheses

Systematic Reviews of Literature

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 4 • Quantitative Designs

Chapter Outline

Categorizations of Research Studies

Cross-Sectional Versus Longitudinal Studies

Causality in Research

Experimental Designs

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 5 • Measurement Errors, Reliability, Validity

Chapter Outline

Measurement Errors

Reliability

Validity

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 6 • Sampling

Chapter Outline

Defining Sampling

Probability and Non-Probability Sampling

Types of Non-Probability Sampling

Types of Probability Sampling

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 7 • Data Collection for Quantitative Research

Chapter Outline

Experimental Research

Quasi-Experimental Research

Preparing and Collecting Data Through Questionnaires

Methods of Data Collection

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 8 • Secondary Data

Chapter Outline

Benefits of Using Secondary Data

Major Sources of Secondary Data

Disadvantages of Secondary Data

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 9 • Entering and Organizing Quantitative Data

Chapter Outline

The Purpose of Entering and Organizing Quantitative Data

Preparing for Data Entry

Organizing and Inputting Variables

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 10 • Analyzing Quantitative Data

Chapter Outline

Analyzing Quantitative Data

Univariate Analysis

Graphical Representation of Data

Measures of Central Tendency

Bivariate Analysis

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 11 • Qualitative Designs and Data Collection: Understanding What Behavior Means in Context

Chapter Outline

An Introduction to Qualitative Research Designs

Ways of Collecting Qualitative Data

Unobtrusive Methods and Additional Sources of Qualitative Data

Mixed Methods

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

About the Chapter Contributor

Chapter 12 • Entering, Coding, and Analyzing Qualitative Data

Chapter Outline

Enter, Clean, and Organize Qualitative Data

Coding Qualitative Data

Analyzing Qualitative Data

Summary

Key Terms

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 13 • Results and Discussion

Chapter Outline

Reporting Results

Results in Quantitative Studies

Results in Qualitative Studies

Visually Presenting Results

Discussion

Recommendations

Summary

Key Term

Taking a Step Further

Chapter 14 • Presenting Your Research

Chapter Outline

Presenting Your Findings to an Audience

Applying to Conferences

Publishing an Article

Summary
Taking a Step Further
References
Name Index
Subject Index
About the Author