## Encyclopedia of Research Design
Comprising more than 500 entries, the
- Covers the spectrum of research design strategies, from material presented in introductory classes to topics necessary in graduate research
- Addresses cross- and multidisciplinary research needs, with many examples drawn from the social and behavioral sciences, neurosciences, and biomedical and life sciences
- Provides summaries of advantages and disadvantages of often-used strategies
- Uses hundreds of sample tables, figures, and equations based on real-life cases
Key ThemesDescriptive Statistics Distributions Graphical Displays of Data Hypothesis Testing Important Publications Inferential Statistics Item Response Theory Mathematical Concepts Measurement Concepts Organizations Publishing Qualitative Research Reliability of Scores Research Design Concepts Research Designs Research Ethics Research Process Research Validity Issues Sampling Scaling Software Applications Statistical Assumptions Statistical Concepts Statistical Procedures Statistical Tests Theories, Laws, and Principles Types of Variables Validity of Scores The |