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Applying Social Statistics: An Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning in Sociology by Jal Alan Weinstein (eBook)

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"The way in which researchers define,  identify,  and handle outliers has important implications for substantive conclusions... science journal articles addressing outliers revealed that researcher usually view outliers as “data problems” that must be “fixed.” Also, our review uncovered inconsistencies in recommendations regarding outliers across various methodological sources, as well as the use of a variety of faulty practices by substantive researchers."

Dealing With Outliers in Organizational Science Research

"The way in which researchers define, identify, and handle outliers has important implications for substantive conclusions... science journal articles addressing outliers revealed that researcher usually view outliers as “data problems” that must be “fixed.” Also, our review uncovered inconsistencies in recommendations regarding outliers across various methodological sources, as well as the use of a variety of faulty practices by substantive researchers."

Be careful in making interpretation from quantitative research especially when communicating findings to the media or public! " A recent study linking Omega-3s and prostate cancer caused a media storm and frightened a lot of people. But before you stop taking your fish oil, pay attention to the kind of study this was, and remember – correlation does not equal causation (more on this below). When it comes to using research to make real-life decisions, study design matters."

Be careful in making interpretation from quantitative research especially when communicating findings to the media or public! " A recent study linking Omega-3s and prostate cancer caused a media storm and frightened a lot of people. But before you stop taking your fish oil, pay attention to the kind of study this was, and remember – correlation does not equal causation (more on this below). When it comes to using research to make real-life decisions, study design matters."

" There are three main types of questions that a researcher can ask when writing a quantitative study. They are:  Causal Descriptive Predictive"

Writing Good Quantitative Research Questions

" There are three main types of questions that a researcher can ask when writing a quantitative study. They are: Causal Descriptive Predictive"

Dilbert on the manipulation of Quantitative Research! But how do we use these research methods well? "Quantitative research differs from qualitative research  in the following ways: The data is usually gathered using more structured research instruments The results provide less detail on behaviour, attitudes and motivation The results are based on larger sample sizes that are representative of the population, The research can usually be replicated or repeated, given it high reliability"

The Research Process | School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management

Dilbert on the manipulation of Quantitative Research! But how do we use these research methods well? "Quantitative research differs from qualitative research in the following ways: The data is usually gathered using more structured research instruments The results provide less detail on behaviour, attitudes and motivation The results are based on larger sample sizes that are representative of the population, The research can usually be replicated or repeated, given it high reliability"

Statistical tests are commonly used in quantitative research. The purpose of this guide is to provide a brief introduction to statistics, with an emphasis on statistics used in the social sciences.

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If you are writing a paper based on quantitative research, you need to analyze some statistical data and in most cases this task becomes overwhelming simply because students don’t have proper software to perform this task and/or skills to do it. This is where our company comes in. When you order statistical or SPSS analysis from our company you can be certain that you will receive accurate calculations with a well-written analysis, which will serve your needs and help you with your studies.

If you are writing a paper based on quantitative research, you need to analyze some statistical data and in most cases this task becomes overwhelming simply because students don’t have proper software to perform this task and/or skills to do it. This is where our company comes in. When you order statistical or SPSS analysis from our company you can be certain that you will receive accurate calculations with a well-written analysis, which will serve your needs and help you with your studies.

SurveyMonkey and other similar services (e.g., Zoomerang) offer researchers free online survey creation and management tools. In addition to supporting quantitative research, these sites also provide the functionality to create surveys that feature open-ended questions. Results can be compiled easily. (909)

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