ERIC Number: ED171243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
An Introduction to Research and the Computer: A Self-Instructional Package.
Vasu, Ellen Storey; Palmer, Richard I.
This self-instructional package includes learning objectives, definitions, exercises, and feedback for learning some basic concepts and skills involved in using computers for analyzing data and understanding basic research terminology. Learning activities are divided into four sections: research and research hypotheses; variables, cases, and measurements; data, codebooks, and missing values; and computer cards, fields, and coding sheets. The information is compatible with use of SAS or SPSS and is appropriate for individualized or classroom use. (Author/JVP)
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Skills, Social Science Research, Workbooks
Institute for Research in Social Science, 133 Manning Hall, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Inst. for Research in Social Science.