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On Time and Method

On Time and Method

Volume: 13
Other Titles in:
Simulation and Gaming

September 1988 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
On Time and Method is a systematic, detailed treatment of how temporal factors enter research methodology, how they can affect the outcomes and interpretations of those studies, and how attention to them can strengthen research practice. The authors discuss temporal factors inherent in causal inference and the assumptions researchers make about them, temporal factors involved in choosing and constructing research strategies and research designs, and finally temporal factors in measurement and manipulation of variables. Extended examples on how such factors can operate in actual research programmes are provided.
Time and the Logic of Method
Temporal Issues in Strategy, Design, and Validity of Studies
Temporal Issues in the Conduct of Research
Exploring the X-Y Interval
Some Tactics for the Time Structuring of Study Designs

The S-B-O Template
A Framework for Study Planning


Nice text for those students who a looking at longitudinal research and more sophisticated approaches. A good introduction to what can be a bewildering topic.

Mr Ian Fouweather
Graduate School, Bradford University
May 8, 2013

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