Library Retrieval System
- xi, 239 p. ; 24cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.When should we trust what we know? : why research methods? -- Ethics : it's the right thing to do -- Some perfectly valid points : measurement validity, internal validity and external validity -- Measure by measure-moving from the abstract to the concrete -- How do I love you? : let me count the ways : assessing the validity and reliability of our measures -- One thing leads to another : causal analysis -- Designing ideas -- How can so few tell us about so many? : sample this! -- Our inquisitive nature : the questionnaire -- Talking heads : the interview -- Watch and learn : field research -- Getting organized : descriptive statistics -- Moving beyond description : inferential statistics.