The author traces how such a seemingly immutable idea as measurement proved so malleable when it collided with the subject matter of psychology. Philosophical and social influences are examined. This book traces how such a seemingly immutable idea as measurement proved so malleable when it collided with the subject matter of psychology. It locates the philosophical and social influences reshaping the concept and identifies a fundamental problem: are psychological attributes really quantitative?
Featuring a wealth of examples and practical advice, this is a textbook for students conducting research online. Bringing together key topics, it guides you through the design and execution of different online research methods.
An in-depth guide to each of the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data. In total, 32 different approaches to coding are covered, ranging in complexity from beginner to advanced level and covering the full range of types of qualitative data from interview transcripts to field notes.