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An overview of experimental research and methods in public management, and their impact on theory, research practices and substantive knowledge.
By Sarah Miller
Drawing on their own extensive experience of running RCTs, this book provides a thorough, practical introduction to the use of RCTs in education. It also examines the controversial aspects of Randomised Controlled Trials RCT in education and sets out the potential and pitfalls of the method.
Social science research has lost its way. Much of it is far too specialized, full of inaccessible jargon and cut off from the urgent problems facing our society. This book identifies the cause of the problem and offers a range of constructive measures to bring meaning and relevance back in...
By Jane Klobas
In this revised second edition, the authors offer a presentation of quantitative research methods for tourism researchers. This accessible and rigorous guide covers common issues in statistical analysis of data and the most widely-used techniques as well as several newer and less common approaches to data analysis.
What is Big Data, and why should you care? Big data knows where you've been and who your friends are. It knows what you like and what makes you angry. It can predict what you'll buy, where you'll be the victim of crime and when you'll have a heart attack....
Quantitative Research Methods for Linguistics provides an accessible introduction to research methods for undergraduates undertaking research for the first time. Employing a task-based approach, the authors demonstrate key methods through a series of worked examples, allowing students to take a learn-by-doing approach and making quantitative methods less daunting for the...
One of our bestselling handbooks, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology is back for a second edition, with updated chapters and three new chapters introduced on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation and Netnography.
By Keith Martin
Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing information security for various technologies.
Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork, participatory design, occupancy evaluations, and memory sketching. Integrative data evaluation, theoretical...