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A Quick Guide to Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

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Davies, Christine
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Minneapolis, MN : Open Textbook Library,.
Carmarthen, Wales : University of Wales Trinity Saint David, 2021.
1 online resource
Open textbook library.
This resource is intended as an easy-to-use guide for anyone who needs some quick and simple advice on quantitative aspects of research in social sciences, covering subjects such as education, sociology, business, nursing. If you area qualitative researcher who needs to venture into the world of numbers, or a student instructed to undertake a quantitative research project despite a hatred for maths, then this booklet should be a real help. The booklet was amended in early 2021 to take into account 2020 review comments.
Section 1: What will this resource do for you? -- Section 2: Why are you thinking about numbers? A discussion of the research question and paradigms. -- Section 3: An overview of the Research Process and Research Designs -- Section 4: Quantitative Research Methods -- Section 5: the data obtained from quantitative research -- Section 6: Analysis of data -- Section 7: Discussing your Results
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