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Research Methods Simplified   Tags: qualitative research, quantitative research, research methods  

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This guide defines and describes common research methods. It is geared toward the health, life and social sciences. History and art are included under the primary, secondary, tertiary tab for added information.


    Useful References

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    A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research - John W. Creswell
    Call Number: Available at 2 SOUTH H 62 C69618 2015
    ISBN: 9781483359045
    Publication Date: 2014

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    APA Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology - Harris M. Cooper; American Psychological Association Staff (Contribution by)
    Call Number: Available at 2 SOUTH BF 76.5 A73 2012
    ISBN: 9781433810039
    Publication Date: 2012

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    Research Design Explained - Mark L. Mitchell; Janina M. Jolley
    Call Number: Available at 2 SOUTH BF 76.5 M57 2007
    ISBN: 0495092231
    Publication Date: 2006

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    Understanding Nursing Research - Nancy Burns; Susan K. Grove
    Call Number: Available at 4 NORTH RT 81.5 B863 2011
    ISBN: 9781437707502
    Publication Date: 2010


    Comparing Quantative and Qualitative Data (8:51)

    Basic comparison of quantitative and qualitative data from

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    Library of Congress Subject Headings
    research methodology, surveys, questionnaires methodology

    empirical design, quantitative research, qualitative design, quasi-experimental design, single blind, longitudinal studies, case-control studies, etc.


      Additional Sources

      See additional resources on research methodology under the Sources Consulted tab. The link below is from the University of Arkansas.

      California State University, Sacramento | University Library | 2000 State University Drive East | Sacramento, CA 95819 | Phone: 916-278-5679


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