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HomeNext » What is the Research Methods Knowledge Base? The Research Methods Knowledge Base is a comprehensive web-based textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods. It covers the entire research process including: formulating research questions; sampling (probability and nonprobability); measurement (surveys, scaling, qualitative, unobtrusive); research design (experimental and quasi-experimental); data analysis; and, writing the research paper. It also addresses the major theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of research including: the idea of validity in research; reliability of measures; and ethics. The Knowledge Base was designed to be different from the many typical commercially-available research methods texts.

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Research Methods AllPsych > Research Methods Research Methods By AllPsych Editor AllPsych Editor August 15, 2014Research Methods2014-11-22T01:49:00+00:00 untitled BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 100 million documents from more than 4,000 sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library. iPad Gems: Evernote, Papers, Instapaper Pro, OmniGraphSketcher, Penultimate + Art Authority Welcome to our latest edition of iPad Gems. This roundup looks at a collection of popular apps from the Mac and iPhone platforms that have made their iPad debuts with appropriate redesigns for the device’s larger screen, as well as a new offering that demonstrates the enhanced note-taking capabilities of the iPad. Though Instapaper Pro, Papers, and Penultimate received the highest ratings in this group, everything in this piece is worth a look; as always, some apps may be targeted at a more niche audience than others. Evernote For those who may be unfamiliar with the pre-iPad versions of this app, Evernote is a popular cloud-based service that allows users to store and access “notes” of various types—text, pictures, audio files and other content—that are all tagged and indexed in an online database that can be accessed from any web browser.

Big data startup Sociocast goes beyond analytics with new SaaS tools (exclusive) Big data and analysis startup Sociocast has launched two new Software-as-a-Service tools aimed at helping advertising and media companies better understand their customers, the company revealed today. Sociocast’s software analyzes “big data” sets and delivers predictive real-time audience data to help companies make more informed marketing decisions. Sociocast CEO Albert Azout told VentureBeat that it can’t disclose specific customers yet, but said it works with many large data aggregators, ad networks, and agency trading desks. The company’s significantly updated software tools are versions 2.2 of Sociocast Connect and Sociocast Signal, both of which advance the company’s mission of creating “actionable” intelligence. “Unlike other companies, we’re not just creating intelligence and analytics,” Azout told us.

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Free Download Click on an icon below for a free download of either of the following files. Real Statistics Resource Pack: contains a variety of supplemental functions and data analysis tools not provided by Excel. These complement the standard Excel capabilities and make it easier for you to perform the statistical analyses described in the rest of this website. Real Statistics Examples Workbooks: two Excel workbooks can be downloaded for free, which contain worksheets that implement the various tests and analyses described in the rest of this website. One file covers univariate tests and the other multivariate tests Wikipedia:List of free online resources The following list is meant to help you with your own research, by offering links to respectable information sources on the web, available free of charge. Inclusion on the list doesn't automatically mean the absolute truth is on these websites, so always be critical and compare information between different sources. The content of the subsections is alphabetically organized. Please add free online sources if you know some that are missing in this list, but try to keep it relevant and trustworthy.

SBL Publications The Wired Scholar: Five Free Tools You May Not Know About The Internet has radically changed how information is stored, researched, and published. Work that was once done in a file catalog and in the midst of towering book shelves can now be done with a few keystrokes on a computer. The ability not only to find information, but to store your own information for the benefit of others makes the Internet an exciting tool for academic research. At the same time, the Internet has also become a resource for free quality resources. PreMBA Finance Stock A would have a return of 7 percent from the "Good" outcome, and only a 3 percent return from a "Bad" outcome. Using the formula from the previous section on expected return, you can easily see that the expected return is 5 percent for stock A (half, or .5, of 7 percent, plus half of 3 percent is 5 percent). Stock B would have a much better return of 15 percent in a "Good" outcome, but lose 5 percent in a "Bad" outcome. The expected return is half of 15 percent, plus half of -5 percent, or 5 percent, the same as that for stock A. Both stocks have the same expected return.