Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications (Paperback)
  • Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications (Paperback)

Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications (Paperback)

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Paperback 672 Pages / Published: 26/04/2018
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One of the greatest strengths of this text is the consistent integration of research methods and statistics so that students can better understand how the research process requires the combination of these elements. The end goal is to spark students' interest in conducting research and to increase their ability to critically analyze it.

In the new second edition of the text, Katherine Adams and Eva Lawrence have integrated additional information on online data collection and research methods, additional coverage of regression and ANOVA, and new examples to engage students.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781506350455
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 1000 g
Dimensions: 231 x 187 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


"The authors have constructed a manuscript that utilizes real life research questions and takes the reader through a detailed process of how a researcher would construct a study to answer the question, select the appropriate statistics to answer the question, and disseminate the results in how to write up the results/discussion."

-- Charles Fountaine

"It outlines the bare necessities of research. It's not full of definitions, it more so teaches students about the application of materials. The book comes across as task-oriented."

-- Derrick Bryan

"In our sections of research methods & statistics, students are asked to buy two books (methods + stats). I appreciate that this textbook is able to unite the two domains in such a clear way. This book really stands out as a detailed "field manual" for psychological research, and it's the kind of book that students might be more likely to hang on to for future reference. The integration of SPSS & APA style conventions throughout was nice to see. Also nice to see effect sizes and power analysis show up so students don't have a simple view of null hypothesis statistical tests."

-- Ben Denkinger

"I like the combination of the methods and stats. I believe that this book would be beneficial for an advanced research methods/stats class at the undergraduate level. I like that the book provides adequate coverage to case studies and single case research design."

-- Erin Fekete

"Some good thorough discussion of aspects of each kind of research and statistical approach. Workbook pretty thorough."

-- Kevin E. Lawson

"The simplicity and relevance of the supplemental materials built in to illustrate the concepts are the key strengths of this text."

-- Malaika Brown

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