Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods
Additional Readings. Part II. Designing Research. 5. The Introduction. The Importance .... Considering the types of theories used in qualitative research. • Placing ...
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Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices
scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, ... rather than burden students with a voluminous text on top of their assigned readings. ..... the researcher is to test concepts and patterns known from theory using new .... approaches, tools, and techniques, such as qualitative and quantitative data, ...
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Comparative Comps Exam Handbook Political Science | Columbia
2. Readings, classes & exams. 4. 3. How to read. 4. 4. Exam Structure. 7. 5. Writing ... Qualitative Methods, Case Studies and Process-Tracing . .... A. Fall 2014 Comparative Politics Field Seminar Syllabus. 26 ... Groups & Coalitions. 1 .... Are elements that are excluded or simplified plausibly unimportant for the outcomes?
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Teaching Qualitative Research for Human Services Students - Nova
Jan 1, 2011 ... two research seminars (one quantitative, the other qualitative) as ... describing qualitative research (through study of scientific reading) ... Page 5 ... and the distinction between correlation versus experimental research). The outcome was ... towards examining a theory and testing hypotheses regarding the.
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Preparing your Dissertation at a Distance - Southern African
1.5 The Systematic Process of Academic Research. 33 ... Chapter 5. QUANTITATIVE, QUALITATIVE, AND MIXED METHODS. Abstract. 101. 5.1 .... 12.12.3 Tests for difference in group means ... Reading through the biosketches, the .... the researcher would require guidance by way of induction seminars and short research.
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15.838 Research Seminar in Marketing - MIT
ly enrolled in the marketing PhD program register for 15.838. ... Planckian vs. .... 5 . External validity (March 8). Examine threats to validity for the theory and measurements ... Readings for 15.838 Research Seminar in Marketing, Spring 2011 .... Calder, Bobby (1977), “Focus Groups and the Nature of Qualitative Research,” ...
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Evaluation Flash Cards - Otto Bremer Trust
seminars, to create a set of basic reference cards. ... 5 Evaluation vs. ... 12 Qualitative Evaluation ... and ends, thinking in terms of outcomes, examining the .... In contrast, a theory of change must explain why the activities produce the outcomes. ... because the evaluation can be a test of the theory. ..... You might talk to groups.
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Leaving theory behind: Why simplistic hypothesis testing is bad for
theory and toward simplistic hypothesis testing reflects a long-standing desire to .... This article does not compare the merits of qualitative versus quantitative ...
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Independent Reading and School Achievement - American Library
research studies and evaluation reports assessing the effects of independent ... found that fifth-grade students spent only 5.4 percent of their out-of-school free time ... demonstrate a positive attitude toward reading is upheld in both qualitative and quantitative .... school the higher they scored on reading achievement tests.
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Clinical Research Education program - Icahn School of Medicine
The Masters of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) is a 2 year program that ... PORTAL, a 5 Year MD/Masters in Clinical Research Program, is a strongly ... MPH0623 Applied Analysis of Epidemiologic and Outcomes Research Data ..... This component of the course is taught in seminar format and small groups facilitated.
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Relating Language Examinations to the CEFR - Conseil de l'Europe
Jan 1, 2009 ... Chapter 5: Standardisation Training and Benchmarking ... A5: Specification: Outcome of the Analysis (Ch. 4) ... B1: CEFR Content Analysis Grid for Listening & Reading ... Figure 6.1: Frequency Distributions of Test Scores in Two Contrasting Groups ... Relevant Qualitative Factors for Spoken Interaction.
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PSC 562: Empirical Research Practicum - Bethany Lacina
This course presents basic issues in empirical research in the social sciences. ... Reading for the week must be completed by all students before class. 3.
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Prejudice Reduction: What Works? - Columbus State Community
learning, contact hypothesis, peace education, media and reading ... Qualitative Studies . ... reduction programs and the theories that un- .... experiments that test the effects of real-world interventions in ... group. Outcomes in a randomized experiment are thus explained by a .... those who chose not to attend the seminar .
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2015/2016 Peabody Graduate School Catalog - Peabody College
(effective Fall 2015 as of March 5) ... The role of groups, institutions and social structures in encouraging ... Readings explore a variety speciﬁc outcomes ... Focus of the course is on theories that explain local, community and municipal- level processes. .... [Formerly HOD 3810] The topics covered in this seminar will include.
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Special Topics in Qualitative Methods - UW College of Education
This seminar focuses on using interviews and observations as key methods in ... first hour and a half discussing the readings, looking at protocols, and discussing the topic of the ... In this course, students have one final project: tested versions of interview ... Fourth Memo: Draft of observation protocol + justification; due: 5/13.
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financial incentives and student achievement - Harvard University
I estimate that the impact of financial incentives on state test scores is statistically zero, in ... 23rd in science, and 16th in reading achievement.1 Seventy-seven percent of ... and the Editor, along with seminar participants at Brown, CIFAR, Harvard ... motivation and lead to negative outcomes.4 Which one of the above effects ...
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Jun 5, 2016 ... of the relevant theory and statistical concepts, a series of applications and ... causal effects under the Neyman-Rubin causal model of potential outcomes. ... In this seminar we discuss and practice qualitative field research methods. ... The class will feature 5-6 presentations by visiting speakers (primarily.
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DrPH - CHP Handbook - Drexel University
D. Dissertation Proposal Development and Seminars (PBHL 901-902) . ..... readings), experiential methods (group problem solving), self-reflective methods ... determine the significance of the proposed research, and use qualitative and quantitative methods ... To use psychological theories to analyze public health problems.
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Research proposal - University of Leicester
Jan 24, 2010 ... methodology may not help me to explain. ... After reading your literature review, it should be clear to the reader that you .... If you attend a conference or workshop with a wider group of people, ... theory? methodology? policy? quantitative research? qualitative research? ...... Stage 6: The outcome of the viva.
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2015 CP handbook - Macartan Humphreys
2. Readings, classes & exams. 4. 3. How to read. 4. 4. Exam Structure. 4. 5. Writing Good ... 5. Outcomes II. 19. 5.1. Electoral Participation [Spring:16] . ... A. Fall 2015 Comparative Politics Field Seminar Syllabus. 26. A.1. .... is needed to test theories. .... The logic of collective action: public goods and the theory of groups.
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