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Researching Information Systems and Computing
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Researching Information Systems and Computing

Second Edition


February 2022 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Written specifically for information systems (IS) and computing students and providing everything they need to know about executing a research project, this best-selling textbook introduces key quantitative and qualitative research methods, makes sense of underlying philosophies, and helps readers navigate and assess existing academic papers.

Packed with examples from the IS and computing disciplines, definitions, evaluation guides and further reading suggestions, this fully updated second edition of Research Information Systems and Computing supports students of all levels in bridging the gap between theory and practice.

 
Chapter 1 Introduction
 
Chapter 2 The Purpose and Products of Research
 
Chapter 3 Overview of the Research Process
 
Chapter 4 Digital Researcher
 
Chapter 5 Participants and Research Ethics
 
Chapter 6 Reviewing the Literature
 
Chapter 7 Surveys
 
Chapter 8 Design and Creation
 
Chapter 9 Experiments
 
Chapter 10 Case Studies
 
Chapter 11 Action Research
 
Chapter 12 Ethnography
 
Chapter 13 Interviews
 
Chapter 14 Observations
 
Chapter 15 Questionnaires
 
Chapter 16 Documents
 
Chapter 17 Quantitative Data Analysis
 
Chapter 18 Qualitative Data Analysis
 
Chapter 19 Philosophical Paradigms – Positivism
 
Chapter 20 Alternative Philosophical Paradigms
 
Chapter 21 Presentation of the Research

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