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Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1

Introduction to Research

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Determining a Theory

1.3 Defining Variables

1.4 Developing the Hypothesis

1.5 Standardization

1.6 Selecting Subjects

1.7 Testing Subjects

1.8 Analyzing Results

1.9 Determining Significance

1.10 Communicating Results

1.11 Replication

1.12 Putting it All Together

1.13 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 2

The Research Report

2.1 Introduction

2.2 How the Research Report is used

2.3 Gathering of Information

2.4 Forming the Hypothesis

2.5 The Research Report

2.6 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 3

Research Tools of the Trade

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Hardware Tools of Research

3.3 Software Tools of Research

3.4 Method Tools of Research

3.5 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 4

Single Subject Design

4.1 Introduction 

4.2 ABAB

4.3 Multiple Baselines

4.4 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 5

Experimental Design

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Pre-Experimental Design

5.3 Quasi-Experimental Design

5.4 True Experimental Design

5.5 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 6

Other Research Designs

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Historical Research

6.3 Developmental Research

6.4 Qualitative Research

6.5 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 7

Variables, Validity, and Reliability

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Variables

7.3 Test Validity and Reliability

7.4 Experimental Validity

7.5 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 8

Descriptive Statistics

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Scales of Measurement

8.3 Types of Distributions

8.4 Measures of Central Tendency

8.5 Measures of Variability

8.6 The Correlation

8.7 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 9

Inferential Statistics

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Inferential Procedures

9.3 Research Error

9.4 Alternative and Null Hypothesis

9.5 Probability of Error

9.6 Type I and Type II Errors

9.7 Chapter Conclusion

Chapter 10

Critical Analysis

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Abstract

10.3 Introduction (Literature Review)

10.4 Methods

10.5 Results

10.6 Discussion

10.7 References

10.8 Appendices

10.9 Chapter Conclusion

 

 

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