This book contains over 1500 research and statistical terms, written in jargon-free, easy-to-understand terminology to help students understand difficult concepts in their research courses. This pocket guide is in an ideal supplement to the many discipline-specific texts on research methods and statistics.
About the Authors
1. Glossary Terms
2. Commonly Used Acronyms, Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms Found in Research and Evaluation Studies
3. Statistical Terms
4. Some Helpful Research and Evaluation Websites
A. Quantitative Research
B. Qualitative Research
C. Evaluation Research
E. Additional Research Related Sites
5. Core Journals in Various Social and Behavioral Sciences
A. Social Work
G. Family Studies
I. Public Health
J. Political Science
K. Public Administration
M. Communication Studies
"The text is quite comprehensive and I am happy to see that both quantitative and qualitative terms are included. The definitions are generally easy to understand and clear."
Sacred Heart University
"It is a clear and easy to read description of terms and concepts with an alphabetic order so it’s easy to find what one is looking for. It is general so it applied to many disciplines."
Karen L. Webber
The University of Georgia
"Comprehensive, organized and well-written."
Hsin-I (Steve) Liu
University of Incarnate Word
"It brings key terminology together all in one place. It’s simple to read, not too long, and easy to grasp."
David F. Rico
George Washington University
"It is simple and clear, covers a large variety of research methodology terms and the internet addresses are terrific."
California State University, East Bay
"Extensive, easy to understand, easy to use…"
University of LaVerne
My students NEED this book!
A gem - fantastic resource for students and early career academics
Dr Pete Allison
Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh University