Understanding Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Psychology

A Practical Guide to Methods, Statistics, and Analysis

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ISBN:

9780198823049

Publication date:

21/10/2021

Paperback

704 pages

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ISBN:

9780198823049

Publication date:

21/10/2021

Paperback

704 pages

Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

It covers the entire research process from formulating a research question through to collecting data, analysing datasets statistically with SPSS or qualitatively with a range of approaches, and finally presenting and thinking critically about research findings.

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Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

Description

Understanding Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Psychology is the most hands-on, accessible and approachable guide to the entire research process, which fully explores both quantitative and qualitative methods to give students the knowledge and confidence they need. Students are presented with a practically-focused guide to carrying out psychological research and are taken from formulating a research question through to collecting data, analysing datasets statistically with SPSS or qualitatively with a range of approaches, and finally presenting and thinking critically about research findings. They are shown the importance of research ethics, and coverage of the replication crisis and the open science movement is considered throughout.

The online resources present a wealth of opportunities for students to practice what they have learned, and the title is supported by an excellent range of video support materials for both the qualitative and quantitative sections, including SPSS screencasts for all relevant chapters, and a range of videos on interview skills.


Digital formats and resources

Understanding Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Psychology is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access, along with self-assessment activities and multi-media content to provide additional learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks/.

The online resources include:

For students:

- Videos demonstrating interview technique
- SPSS screencasts showing students how to carry out the statistical analyses covered in the book
- Flashcards
- SPSS datasets
- Audio files of sample interviews
- Transcriptions of sample interviews
- Initial codes for a sample thematic analysis
- Memo template and transcription template to accompany the grounded theory chapter
- SPSS output files
- Answers to study questions
- Web references
- An example qualitative study

For lecturers:

- Customizable PowerPoint presentations
- Image bank
- Test bank
- Additional worksheets
- Answer sheets
- Additional datasets
- Additional SPSS output files

Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

Table of contents

Designing psychological research
1:The basics of research design
2:Questionnaire design
3:Analysing data for psychological research
4:Introducing SPSS
Experimental approaches in psychological research
5:Experimental design
6:t tests
7:One-way independent measures ANOVA
8:One-way repeated measures ANOVA
9:ANCOVA
10:Two-way factorial independent ANOVA
11:Two-way factorial repeated ANOVA
12:Two-way factorial mixed design ANOVA
13:Presenting experimental studies
Correlational approaches in psychological research
14:Correlational design
15:Correlations
16:Multiple regression
17:Hierarchical regression
18:Logistic regression
19:Factor analysis
20:Presenting correlational studies
Qualitative approaches in psychological research
21:Qualitative design
22:Designing interviews and focus groups
23:Content analysis and thematic analysis
24:Grounded theory
25:Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
26:Discourse analysis, Samuel Fairlamb
27:Presenting qualitative studies
Next steps in psychological research
28:How do I decide what to do with my data?
29:Mixed methods
30:Broadening your research horizons

Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

Victoria Bourne, Alana I. James & and Kevin Wilson-Smith

Description

Understanding Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Psychology is the most hands-on, accessible and approachable guide to the entire research process, which fully explores both quantitative and qualitative methods to give students the knowledge and confidence they need. Students are presented with a practically-focused guide to carrying out psychological research and are taken from formulating a research question through to collecting data, analysing datasets statistically with SPSS or qualitatively with a range of approaches, and finally presenting and thinking critically about research findings. They are shown the importance of research ethics, and coverage of the replication crisis and the open science movement is considered throughout.

The online resources present a wealth of opportunities for students to practice what they have learned, and the title is supported by an excellent range of video support materials for both the qualitative and quantitative sections, including SPSS screencasts for all relevant chapters, and a range of videos on interview skills.


Digital formats and resources

Understanding Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Psychology is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access, along with self-assessment activities and multi-media content to provide additional learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks/.

The online resources include:

For students:

- Videos demonstrating interview technique
- SPSS screencasts showing students how to carry out the statistical analyses covered in the book
- Flashcards
- SPSS datasets
- Audio files of sample interviews
- Transcriptions of sample interviews
- Initial codes for a sample thematic analysis
- Memo template and transcription template to accompany the grounded theory chapter
- SPSS output files
- Answers to study questions
- Web references
- An example qualitative study

For lecturers:

- Customizable PowerPoint presentations
- Image bank
- Test bank
- Additional worksheets
- Answer sheets
- Additional datasets
- Additional SPSS output files

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Table of contents

Designing psychological research
1:The basics of research design
2:Questionnaire design
3:Analysing data for psychological research
4:Introducing SPSS
Experimental approaches in psychological research
5:Experimental design
6:t tests
7:One-way independent measures ANOVA
8:One-way repeated measures ANOVA
9:ANCOVA
10:Two-way factorial independent ANOVA
11:Two-way factorial repeated ANOVA
12:Two-way factorial mixed design ANOVA
13:Presenting experimental studies
Correlational approaches in psychological research
14:Correlational design
15:Correlations
16:Multiple regression
17:Hierarchical regression
18:Logistic regression
19:Factor analysis
20:Presenting correlational studies
Qualitative approaches in psychological research
21:Qualitative design
22:Designing interviews and focus groups
23:Content analysis and thematic analysis
24:Grounded theory
25:Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
26:Discourse analysis, Samuel Fairlamb
27:Presenting qualitative studies
Next steps in psychological research
28:How do I decide what to do with my data?
29:Mixed methods
30:Broadening your research horizons

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