Student Resources

This site is intended to enhance your use of An Applied Guide to Research Design, Second Edition, by W. Alex Edmonds and Thomas D. Kennedy. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.

  • Chapter-specific discussion questions help launch classroom interaction by prompting students to engage with the material and by reinforcing important content.  
  • Assignments direct both instructors and students to useful and current web sites, along with creative activities to extend and reinforce learning or allow for further research on important chapter topics. 
  • Recommended readings and Journal Articles provide a jumping-off point for course assignments, papers, research, group work, and class discussion.
  • Data Sets accompany exercises in the book.