Errors in Evidence-Based Decision Making : Improving and Applying Research Literacy.

This is a research methods textbook for students who fear research textbooks. The diversity of topics in this book permits application to research methods courses in these academic fields: Economics, Education, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. This should be the first book for all stude...

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Author / Creator:Janke, Robert W.
Imprint:Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (205 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Research -- Methodology -- Textbooks.
Science -- Methodology -- Textbooks.
Decision making -- Textbooks.
Errors, Scientific -- Textbooks.
REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers.
Decision making.
Errors, Scientific.
Research -- Methodology.
Science -- Methodology.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Textbooks.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11404791
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Other authors / contributors:Cooper, Bruce S.
ISBN:9781475810820
1475810822
9781475810806
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:This is a research methods textbook for students who fear research textbooks. The diversity of topics in this book permits application to research methods courses in these academic fields: Economics, Education, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. This should be the first book for all students to introduce research and develop "research literacy."
Other form:Print version: Janke, Robert W. Errors in Evidence-Based Decision Making. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014 9781475810806
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