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Analyzing multivariate data [Monograph]Table of contents
Lattin, J.M. \ Carroll, J.D. \ Green, P.E. \ 2003
data analysis - multivariate analysis - statistical analysis - social sciences

Offering the latest teaching and practice of applied multivariate statistics, this text is perfect for students who need an applied introduction to the subject. Lattin, Carroll, and Green have created a text that speaks to the needs of applied students who have advanced beyond the beginning level, but are not advanced statistics majors. The text provides a three-part structure. First, the authors begin each major topic by developing students' statistical intuition through applications. Then, they providing illustrative examples for support. Finally, for those courses where it will be valuable, they describe relevant mathematical underpinnings with vectors and matrix algebra. Additionally, each chapter follows a standard format. This format begins by discussing a general set of research objectives, followed by illustrative examples of problems in different areas. Then it provides an explanation of how each method works, followed by a sample problem, application of the technique, and interpretation of results.


Used in course: YRM-60306 Quantitative Data Analysis: Multivariate Techniques; YRM-50806 Quantitative Data Analysis: Multivariate Techniques
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Discovering statistics Using IBM SPSS statistics [Monograph] - 4th edCompanion website
Field, A. \ 2013
statistics - statistical analysis - data processing - computer software - programming - linear models - data analysis - textbooks

The fourth edition continues, with its unique blend of humour and collection of bizarre examples, to bring statistics – from first principles to advanced concepts – well and truly to life using IBM SPSS Statistics®. Key features: • New MobileStudy. Scan any QR code within the book, or even the one below, to view material from the book on your smartphone or tablet, so you can study wherever and whenever you like! • Now fully up-to-date with IBM SPSS Statistics® version 21. • New characters. Statistical cult leader Oditi provides you with access to online video tutorials while Confusius helps you to make better sense of statistical terms. • New chapter on Mediation and Moderation. • An improved structure with contents better organized to take you from beginning to more advanced statistical principles. • The enhanced companion website offers additional material including videos, flashcards, interactive quizzes and much more. • If using this book with WebAssign® you will be able to practise numerical and multiple-choice questions again and again online. It will also provide you with instant feedback and links to the accompanying digital version of the book to help cement your knowledge of each topic.


Used in course: MAT-22306 Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics; YSS-20306 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Techniques (in the Social Sciences); HNE-37306 Applied Data Analysis (in Human Nutrition and Health Research); GEO-11301 Statistics for Leisure, Tourism and Environment; YRM-21806 Data Analysis for Health and Society
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Handbook of health research methods : investigation, measurement and analysis [Monograph]Table of contents
Bowling, A. \ Ebrahim, S. \ 2005
health - research - methodology - questionnaires - health care - analysis - measurement - Medical care Research

This handbook helps researchers to plan, carry out, and analyse health research, and evaluate the quality of research studies. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to enable researchers from different disciplines to work side-by-side in the investigation of population health, the evaluation of health care, and in health care delivery.


Used in course: YRM-30306 Research Methods in Public Health and Society
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Interpreting qualitative data : a guide to the principles of qualitative research [Monograph] - 4th ed
Silverman, D. \ 2011
qualitative methods - qualitative analysis - interpretation - interviews - methodology - social research

Used in course: YRM-10306 Research Methods in the Social Sciences; YRM-60806 Qualitative Data Analysis: Procedures and Strategies
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Onderzoeksmethoden [Monograph] - Negende druk.
Scheepers, P. \ Tobi, H. \ Boeije, H.R. \ 2016

Studieboek op wetenschappelijk niveau over onderzoeksmethoden op het terrein van de gedrags- en sociale wetenschappen.


Used in course: YRM-10306 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
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Qualitative data analysis : a methods sourcebook [Monograph] - 3rd edCompanion website
Miles, M.B. \ Huberman, A.M. \ Saldaña, J. \ cop. 2014
data analysis - qualitative methods - social research - data management - methodology - social sciences

The third edition of Qualitative Data Analysis is updated and streamlined by Johnny Saldaña, author of The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers. Several of the data display strategies from previous editions are now presented in re-envisioned and reorganized formats to enhance reader accessibility and comprehension. The third edition’s presentation of the fundamentals of research design and data management is followed by five distinct methods of analysis: exploring, describing, ordering, explaining, and predicting. Miles and Huberman's original research studies are profiled and accompanied with new examples from Saldaña's recent qualitative work. The book's most celebrated chapter, "Drawing and Verifying Conclusions," is retained and revised, and the chapter on report writing has been greatly expanded, and is now called “Writing About Qualitative Research.” Comprehensive and authoritative, Qualitative Data Analysis has been elegantly revised for a new generation of qualitative researchers.


Used in course: YRM-21806 Data Analysis for Health and Society
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Research design in social research [Monograph]Table of contents - full text of chapter 1
de Vaus, D.A. \ 2001
social sciences - research - design - sociology - textbooks - social research

The book provides the reader with an understanding of the importance of research design and its place in the research process; describes the main types of research designs in social research; explains the logic and purposes of design to enable students to evaluate particular research strategies; equips students with the design skills to operate in real-world research situations.


Used in course: YRM-20806 Research Design & Research Methods; MST-31306 Advanced Business Strategy/Case Studies Management
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Research methodology : a step-by-step guide for beginners [Monograph] - fourth editionCompanion website
Kumar, R. \ 2014
research - methodology - social sciences - social research - textbooks

This book has been written specifically for those with no previous experience of research or research methodology. Written in a logical and accessible style and providing helpful techniques and examples, it breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable operational steps.


Used in course: YRM-20306 Research Methods in Environmental Science; MST-31306 Advanced Business Strategy/Case Studies Management; YRM-21306 Research Methodology for Human Environment Interactions
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