Guide to Writing Empirical Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

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CRC Press, Nov 21, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
"Describes the quantitative research process--framing analytical questions, developing a comprehensive outline, providing a roadmap for the reader, and accessing indispensable computer and program tools. Supplies end-of-chapter checklists, extensive examples, and biobliographies."
 

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Contents

Brainstorming
1
Framing an Analytic Question
13
Typical Outlines
23
The Roadmap Concept
35
Reference Search Resources
45
Bibliographic Software
63
MetaAnalysis
81
Format of Your Literature Review
95
Datagraphics
205
Research Ethics
221
Data Gathering Strategies
233
Data Gathering Resources
251
Drawing Inferences and Making Generalizations
267
Pointing Ahead
279
The Thesis or Dissertation Committee
289
The Thesis or Dissertation Defense
301

Thinking About Models
105
Operationalizing Variables
121
Research Designs
137
Selecting Statistical Procedures
163
Writing Fundamentals
177
Fallacies Reliability Validity Significance and Association
189
Quantitative Research Writing in the Humanities
309
Quantitative Research Writing in the Natural Sciences
319
Dissertation Grant Programs
335
Index
345
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Garson, G. David

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