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Evaluating information : a guide for users of social science research, Jeffrey Katzer, Kenneth H. Cook, Wayne W. Crouch

Label
Evaluating information : a guide for users of social science research
Title
Evaluating information
Title remainder
a guide for users of social science research
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Katzer, Kenneth H. Cook, Wayne W. Crouch
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katzer, Jeffrey
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
H62
LC item number
.K378 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cook, Kenneth H
  • Crouch, Wayne W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Onderzoeksresultaten
  • Sociaal-wetenschappelijk onderzoek
  • Evaluatie
Label
Evaluating information : a guide for users of social science research, Jeffrey Katzer, Kenneth H. Cook, Wayne W. Crouch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section One: Introduction: How does anybody know anything? -- Purpose: what are we trying to do -- Assumptions: what we believe about how we know -- Section Two: Discovery and communication of research findings: where do errors come from? -- Observation: seeing is not believing -- Communication: writing adds other problems -- Interpretation: ... and then you read it -- Section Three: The nature of error: what kinds are there? -- Bias: a systematic error -- Noise: the other type of error -- Section Four: Factually accurate information: can you believe it? -- Subject matter: what is being studied? -- Measurement: how does it size up? -- Description: are the results summarized fairly? -- Relationships: more informative, but more difficult to understand -- Control: rival explanations ... is something else at work? -- Interference: are the results real ... or could thay have been caused by noise? -- Section Five: Useful information: should you apply it? -- Generality: do the results apply to you? -- Being practical: going beyond error -- Section Six: Applications: How to do evaluations -- A step-by-step guide for evaluation -- Questions to ask -- Practicing -- Sample evaluations -- Practice articles -- A final word -- Glossary
Control code
36316015
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xvi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780070343092
Lccn
97005646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36316015
Label
Evaluating information : a guide for users of social science research, Jeffrey Katzer, Kenneth H. Cook, Wayne W. Crouch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section One: Introduction: How does anybody know anything? -- Purpose: what are we trying to do -- Assumptions: what we believe about how we know -- Section Two: Discovery and communication of research findings: where do errors come from? -- Observation: seeing is not believing -- Communication: writing adds other problems -- Interpretation: ... and then you read it -- Section Three: The nature of error: what kinds are there? -- Bias: a systematic error -- Noise: the other type of error -- Section Four: Factually accurate information: can you believe it? -- Subject matter: what is being studied? -- Measurement: how does it size up? -- Description: are the results summarized fairly? -- Relationships: more informative, but more difficult to understand -- Control: rival explanations ... is something else at work? -- Interference: are the results real ... or could thay have been caused by noise? -- Section Five: Useful information: should you apply it? -- Generality: do the results apply to you? -- Being practical: going beyond error -- Section Six: Applications: How to do evaluations -- A step-by-step guide for evaluation -- Questions to ask -- Practicing -- Sample evaluations -- Practice articles -- A final word -- Glossary
Control code
36316015
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xvi, 297 pages
Isbn
9780070343092
Lccn
97005646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)36316015

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