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 [Grants Page] [Nursing Research Centers] [Qualitative Analysis Software] [Research Design [Research Instruments] [Research Traditions] [Statistics Help

Grants Page at NurseScribe - Sources on grantmanship and finding both governmental and foundation grants

 

Nursing Research Centers

Qualitative Analysis Software:

  • AnSwer - To analyze data, integrating qualitative and quantitative techniques; from the Centers for Disease Control

  • ATLAS.ti - For the qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data

  • C-I-SAID  - Analysis of interviews and dialogues, by Dr. Alan Cartwright

  • Ethnograph  - Qualitative data analysis software 

  • HyperRESEARCH  - User-friendly software tool for qualitative data analysis

  • QSR N6 - The latest version of the NUD*IST software

  • QSR NVivo - Integrates coding with qualitative linking, shaping and modeling.

  • Qualrus - The Intelligent Qualitative Analysis ProgramwinMAX  - For grounded theory oriented "code and retrieve" analysis and sophisticated text analysis and MAXqda - Partner product to  winMAX.

 

Research Design

     Organizations

     General information on research design

     Descriptive Design

  • Slide presentation - From the University of Southeastern Louisiana University College of Education and Human Development; a nice overview of descriptive research

  • From Dr. William Getter, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, another slide presentation on descriptive research

     Correlational Design

    Experimental Design

Meta-Analysis

Research Traditions

 

     Case Study

      Feminist Theory & Research

      Historical Research - See Nursing History Page

 

      Ethical Inquiry

     Qualitative

Research Books from Amazon.com

Nursing Research: Principles and Methods

 

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by Polit & West (June, 2003)

Not yet released

 


 

Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization (5th Ed.)

 

Buy from Amazon.com

by Polit, Beck & Hungler (2003)


 

Study Guide to Accompany Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization

 

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by Polit et al. (2001)


 

The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, & Utilization

 

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by Burns & Grove (2001)


 

Principles and Practice of Clinical Research

 

Buy from Amazon.com

 

by Gallin (2002)

 

Statistics Books from Amazon.com

 

SPSS 11.0 for Windows (Student Version)

 

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by SPSS (2001)

 


 

SPSS 11.0 Guide to Data Analysis

 

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by Marija J. Norusis (2002)

 


The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction (Springer Series in Statistics)

 

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by T. Hastie, et al (2001)

 


The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

 

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by Tufte (2001)

 


 

Statistics for Dummies

 

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by Webster & Sterling (2003)

 

Research Instruments

Statistics Help

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