Social research & statistics

    Designing Research in Education

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    This accessible guide helps students understand why careful research design is important and provides a range of designs based on key methods along with case studies and examples, so they can critically compare and use the approach that best suits their project.

    Actor-Network Theory

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    Michael explains how the theory of ANT can be applied across a range of fields to provide readers with an engaging and critical overview

    Doing Research in Social Work and Social Care: The Journey from Student to Practitioner Researcher

    By Fiona McDermott

    Paperback Save £1.57 = £24.42

    A step-by-step guide to understanding the concepts of research and gathering data to writing it all up and sharing knowledge, this book enables readers to learn the research process with confidence, build practical knowledge and make the necessary connections between research and professional practice.

    E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Community of Inquiry Framework for Research and Practice

    By D. Randy Garrison

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    The third edition of E-Learning in the 21st Century provides a coherent, comprehensive, and empirically-based framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. Garrison draws on his decades of experience and extensive research in the field to explore technological, pedagogical, and organizational implications. The third edition has been fully updated throughout...

    Key Concepts in the Philosophy of Social Research

    By Malcolm Williams

    Paperback Save £0.79 = £20.20

    Providing concise, focussed introductions to everything from the central research methods, to ethics, to metaphysics, and with helpful features such as real-world examples, cross-references and lists of key thinkers, this guide is an ideal introduction.

    Strategies for Social Inquiry

    By Jason Seawright

    Paperback Save £1.88 = £26.11

    Reflecting the rising popularity of research that combines qualitative and quantitative social science, this book provides the first systematic guide to designing multi-method research. It considers a wide range of statistical and qualitative tools, and develops over a dozen multi-method designs to test key assumptions about social science causation.

    Research Methods in Child Welfare

    By Amy J. L. Baker

    Paperback Save £10.72 = £22.23

    Social service agencies are facing the same expectations in quality management and outcomes as private companies, compelling staff members and researchers to provide and interpret valid and useful research to stakeholders at all levels in the field. Child welfare agencies are particularly scrutinized. In this textbook, two highly experienced researchers...

    Using Statistics in the Social and Health Sciences with SPSS

    By Martin Lee Abbott

    Hardback £87.46

    In the title, both SPSS and Excel are accompanied by the trademark symbol.

    Digest of Education Statistics 2014

    By Education Department

    Paperback £40.67

    The 2014 Edition is the 50th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The Digest's purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school.

    Statistics in Plain English

    By Timothy C. Urdan

    Paperback Save £0.64 = £30.35

    This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts such as...

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