Edmonds, W. A., & Kennedy, T. D. (2017). An applied guide to research designs: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods (2nd ed.). SAGE. This resource will explain conceptual and operational definitions as well as discuss variables including choosing and labeling variables for your study. Please read and focus on pages 5-6 this week.
* There is a "Show Page Numbers" function available when you access the book's chapters. It is above the title of the chapter, off to the right. This is an example:
Delıce, A. (2010). The sampling issues in quantitative research. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 10(4), 2001–2018. This article explains sampling issues in quantitative research and the importance of taking sample size issues into account is important.