Issues in Study Design

Petri Nokelainen (petri.nokelainen@uta.fi)

Learning material

Lectures [PPT]

Articles [PDF]

Readings

Abelson, R. P. (1995). Statistics as Principled Argument. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Cohen, J. (1988). Statistical power analysis for the behavioral sciences. Second edition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Howell, D. (1997). Statistical Methods for Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.

Jackson, S. (2006). Research Methods and Statistics. A Critical Thinking Approach. Second edition. Belmont, CS: Thomson.

Kerlinger, F. (1986). Foundations of Behavioral Research. Third edition. New York: CBS College Publishing.

Moore, D., & McCabe, G. (1993). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics. New York: Freeman.

Murphy, K., & Myors, B. (1998). Statistical Power Analysis. A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Tabachnick, B ., & Fidell, L. (1996). Using Multivariate Statistics. Third edition. New York: HarperCollins.

Wasserman, L. (2004). All of Statistics. A Concise Course in Statistical Inference. New York: Springer.

Assignments

Assignment 1. Write a 2000 word essay where you evaluate the methodological relevance of two self selected articles in the handout [PDF]. You need to refer to the articles (and other sources if you will) with the APA style.

Assignment 2. Write a 2000 word essay where you evaluate the design approaches of all the articles in the handout [PDF]. You need to refer to the articles (and other sources if you will) with the APA style.