Research Design & Resources

Personal Research Books

There resources were provided by Capella University
Statistics Resources

Understanding Statistics Tutorial
http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Research/primer/understandingtutorial.asp
A basic statistics tutorial that is very good and easy to read.

The Statistics Homepage
http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html
Everything you need to know about statistics.

HyperStat Online: An Introductory Statistics Book and Online Tutorial for Help in Statistics Courses
http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/index.html
Another everything you need to know about statistics.

General research resources on the web

Glossary of Education Research Terms
http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Research/primer/glossary.asp
Provides a quick reference with many excellent examples from education.

William Trochim's Research Methods Knowledge Base
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/
Perhaps the single best resource on the Web for quantitative research.

Kerlin's Qualitative Research Site
http://kerlins.net/bobbi/research/qualresearch/
Excellent resources for conducting qualitative research studies.

Beverly Enns' Tips for Qualitative Research
http://www.iamareader.com/ResearchReferences/ResearchReferences.htm
An excellent resource that provides links to the primary qualitative research types and methods.

Becoming Technology-Confident Qualitative Researchers
Workbooks and Presentations
http://www.iamareader.com/Technology_Confident/Technology_Confident_Resources.htm
Very helpful in understanding how technology can facilitate working with qualitative data.

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