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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
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Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Third Edition


February 2019 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

This study guide for Gregory J. Privitera’s best-selling Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, Third Edition includes a review of chapter learning objectives, chapter summaries, and tips and cautions. To help students practice their skills, the guide offers quizzes and exercises accompanied by answers keys; SPSS in Focus exercises with general instructions complement those in Privitera’s main text.

INSTRUCTORS: Bundle the student study guide with Privitera’s core text, Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, Third Edition, for only $5 more! Bundle ISBN: 978-1-5443-7100-9


 
How to Use This Workbook
 
SECTION I: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Scientific Thinking
 
Chapter 2: Generating Testable Ideas
 
Chapter 3: Research Ethics
 
SECTION II: DEFINING AND MEASURING VARIABLES, SELECTING SAMPLES, AND CHOOSING AN APPROPRIATE RESEARCH DESIGN
 
Chapter 4: Identifying Scientific Variables
 
Chapter 5: Sampling from Populations
 
Chapter 6: Choosing a Research Design
 
SECTION III: NONEXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH DESIGNS
 
Chapter 7: Naturalistic, Qualitative, and Existing Data Research Designs
 
Chapter 8: Survey and Correlational Research Designs
 
SECTION IV: QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH DESIGNS
 
Chapter 9: Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Experimental Designs
 
Chapter 10: Between-Subjects Experimental Designs
 
Chapter 11: Within-Subjects Experimental Designs
 
Chapter 12: Factorial Experimental Designs
 
SECTION V: ANALYZING, INTERPRETING, AND COMMUNICATING RESEARCH DATA
 
Chapter 13: Analysis and Interpretation: Exposition of Data
 
Chapter 14: Analysis and Interpretation: Making Decisions About Data
 
Chapter 15: Communicating Research: Preparing Manuscripts, Posters, and Talks
 
SPSS in Focus Exercises With General Instructions
 
Answers to Practice Quizzes
 
Answers to Chapter Exercises
 
References

Gregory J. Privitera

Gregory J. Privitera is a professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure University where he is a recipient of its highest teaching honor, The Award for Professional Excellence in Teaching, and its highest honor for scholarship, The Award for Professional Excellence in Research and Publication. Dr. Privitera received his PhD in behavioral neuroscience in the field of psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo and continued with his postdoctoral research at Arizona State University. He is a national award-winning author and research scholar. His textbooks span across diverse topics in psychology and the behavioral sciences,... More About Author

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