A Gentle Guide To Research Methods

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Nov 1, 2006 - Education - 238 pages
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A Gentle Guide to Research Methods explains what research is, and guides you through choosing and using the method best suited to your needs, with detailed examples from a wide range of disciplines.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 About research
31
Chapter 2 Research design
60
Chapter 3 Generic advice
80
Chapter 4 Data collection
93
Chapter 5 Data analysis
152
the end game
199
Bibliography
219
Glossary
223
Sources of quotations
227
Index
229
Back cover
239
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Gordon Rugg is senior lecturer in computer science at Keele University, U.K. Marian Petre is reader in computing at the Open University, U.K.

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