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Research Methods and Statistics


Research Methods

Effective Presentations Homepage
Site provides advice for presenting research; encompasses both oral and poster presentations.

Research Methods

Evaluation Research
An overview of various aspects of evaluation research can be found at this site including information about planning an evaluation cycle, developing an evaluation culture, types of evaluation, evaluation strategies, and evaluation questions and methods.
Meta-Analysis of Research Studies
"This page is intended to help you learn more about meta-analysis by providing you with an overview; links to relevant documents and resources; and free, high-quality software."
Methods in Behavioral Research
Site provides links to a number of on-line resources which cover the topics of scientific understanding of behavior, ethical research, research methods and designs, measurement concepts, surveys, experimental designs, conducting research, quasi-experimental and single-subject designs, understanding research results, and writing research reports.
Quasi-Experimental Design
Various approaches to quasi-experimental designs are explored in this site including non-equivalent group design and regression-discontinuity design. As well, topics such as internal validity and advances in quasi-experimental design are discussed.
Research Methods Knowledge Base
This comprehensive web-based textbook discusses sampling, measurement, research design, data analysis, validity, reliability, and ethics, as well has how to develop a research question and write a research paper.
Research Methods in Evaluation and Social Research
Links to free online books, manuals, and articles on how to do evaluation and social research, including surveys, interviews, observations and more. Also links to research about research methods, free software, and sites on how to present data. This site also has a review of free statistical resources.


A New View of Statistics
Site provides the explanations for many terms encountered in statistics.
HyperStat Online
This is "an online statistics book and online tutorial for help in statistics courses."
Internet Glossary of Statistical Terms
Site provides definitions to a number of terms commonly found in statistics.
This online textbook explains key concepts in statistics.
The CHANCE Database
The CHANCE database is full of useful information about the proper application of probability theory and statistics.

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