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  • The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers
    The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (English, Paperback) Johnny Saldana

    Systematically introducing readers to over 30 coding techniques, this new edition is now supported by a brand new website with links to videos, example of approaches in action and downloadable transcripts with which to practice, making this book indispensable for all those doing qualitative research.

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  • Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics
    Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics (English, Paperback) Andy Field

    Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook lecturers and their students will ever need just got better!

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  • Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo
    Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo (English, Paperback) Patricia Bazeley

    Guiding students through the task of doing computer-assisted analysis using NVivo, this fully-updated second edition helps readers with every step of the process using clear directions and plenty of screenshots.

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  • The Craft of Research
    The Craft of Research (English, Paperback) Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb

    With more than 600,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams present a fundamental and accessible text that explains how to build an argument that engages and persuades readers, how to effectively anticipate and respond to the reservations of readers, and how to find and evaluate sources and integrate them into an argument. The fourth edition has been carefully and respectfully revised by Joseph Bizup and William T. FitzGerald. It retains all the wisdom and sound advice of earlier editions but now reflects the way research and writing practices are taught today, as well as how students find and engage with sources in the digital age, and the extensive bibliography of subject area resources has been thoroughly updated. Throughout, The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition, preserves the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book an indispensable guide for anyone undertaking a research project.

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  • Mark Writing
    Mark Writing (Paperback) Angela Stockman

    What happens when creative writing meets the maker space?Easy! Writing and making collide, revealing the genius inside of even the most reluctant writers.In Make Writing, teacher, author, writing coach, Angela Stockman, turns teaching strategies and practice upside down. She spills you out of your chair, shreds your lined paper, and launches you and your writer's workshop into the maker space! Who...

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  • Doing a Systematic Review
    Doing a Systematic Review (English, Paperback) Angela Boland

    Focused around the actual questions that students ask, this guide provides students with all the know-how needed to do a successful research project.

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  • PhD
    PhD (Paperback) James Hayton

    If the aim of a PhD is to develop the skills of a professional academic researcher, how should you go about it? Using the principles of skill development as a foundation, this book provides a unique approach to the most common challenges of PhD research, including: ...

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  • The Fundamentals of Political Science Research
    The Fundamentals of Political Science Research (English, Paperback) Paul M. Kellstedt, Guy D. Whitten

    New edition providing an introduction to the scientific study of politics, refined discussions of concepts and a chapter on writing about an original research project.

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  • Superintelligence
    Superintelligence (English, Hardback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • Hacking Leadership
    Hacking Leadership (Paperback) Joe Sanfelippo, Tony Sinanis $20.76 $22.95
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  • Social Research Methods
    Social Research Methods (English, Paperback) Nicholas Walliman

    The perfect first step into research methods, assuming no previous knowledge and a cheerful 'you can do this!' tone.

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  • The Complete Guide to Writing Questionnaires
    The Complete Guide to Writing Questionnaires (English, Paperback) David F Harris

    The Complete Guide to Writing Questionnaires is a user-friendly comprehensive guide for planning and writing questionnaires. It contains a framework for writing questionnaires that begins with planning research to support decision-making, conducting qualitative research, and planning the questionnaire before you begin writing questions. It provides guidelines to make questions clear, answerable,...

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  • The Innovator's Mindset
    The Innovator's Mindset (English, Paperback) George Couros

    The traditional system of education requires students to hold their questions and compliantly stick to the scheduled curriculum. But our job as educators is to provide new and better opportunities for our students. It’s time to recognize that compliance doesn’t foster innovation, encourage critical thinking, or inspire creativity—and those are the skills our students need to succeed. In The...

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  • Thinking with Theory in Qualitative Research
    Thinking with Theory in Qualitative Research (English, Paperback) Alecia Youngblood Jackson, Lisa A Mazzei

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award!Thinking With Theory In Qualitative Research shows how to use various philosophical concepts in practices of inquiry; effectively opening up the process of data analysis in qualitative research. It uses a common data set and utilizes various theoretical perspectives through which to view the data. It challenges...

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  • Insurance
    Insurance (English, Paperback) Marshall Wilson III Reavis

    RISK IS UNCERTAINTY AS TO LOSS... RISK IS OMNIPRESENT AND ALL PERVASIVE... INSURANCE PROTECTS AGAINST THE ECONOMIC LOSS CAUSED BY RISK This book provides an actionable approach to the functions of the insurance industry in an easy to use examination of property, liability, life and health insurance coverages plus information on the basics of a risk management program.

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  • The Dress Detective
    The Dress Detective (English, Paperback) Ingrid Mida, Alexandra Kim

    The Dress Detective is the first practical guide to analysing fashion objects, clearly demonstrating how their close analysis can enhance and enrich interdisciplinary research. This accessible book provides readers with the tools to uncover the hidden stories in garments, setting out a carefully developed research methodology specific to dress, and providing easy to use checklists that guide the...

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  • The Only Academic Phrasebook You'll Ever Need
    The Only Academic Phrasebook You'll Ever Need (English, Paperback) Luiz Otavio Barros

    The Only Academic Phrasebook You’ll Ever Need is a short, no-nonsense, reader-friendly bank of academic sentence templates. It was written for both graduate and undergraduate students who already know the basics of academic writing but may still struggle to express their ideas using the right words. The Only Academic Phrasebook You’ll Ever Need contains 600 sentence templates organized around...

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  • Research for Designers
    Research for Designers (English, Paperback) Gjoko Muratovski

    An essential companion for design studies students who are increasingly having to engage with social research methods.

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  • Facing Danger
    Facing Danger (Paperback) Dr Anna E Hampton $17.48
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  • Information Theory
    Information Theory (English, Paperback) James V. Stone

    Originally developed by Claude Shannon in the 1940s, the theory of information laid the foundations for the digital revolution, and is now an essential tool in deep space communication, genetics, linguistics, data compression, and brain sciences. In this richly illustrated book, accessible examples are used to show how information theory can be understood in terms of everyday games like '20...

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