Chapter 6: Research Design Explained

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See how the key terms are connected by looking at this concept map and
see what problems that measures face using this concept map.
Test yourself on the key terms with this matching test


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Use the appropriate "Measure chooser" link below to practice choosing the right measure for the situation.


Help with answering the end-of-chapter exercises.
Do some very short (about 5 second) simulations to understand how Take some practice quizzes Find a measure for your research:

  • To gain a better understanding of scales of measurement, explore the following links.

  • If you need a more in-depth explanation of scales of measurement, use one of the links below to download the "Scales of measurement " tutorial.




  • Further review the material by reading the chapter summary .


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    If you are ready to draft a method section, download one of the programs below.  

    Chapter 6 exercises


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