Academic Commons


Research Connections research methods pages

West, Jerry

This document provides basic information about the study designs, data collection and analytic methods commonly used in early child care policy and other social science research. It is intended to give users a general orientation to research designs and methodologies to aid in understanding research in this field. Below are links to descriptions and discussions of different research designs, data collection approaches, and analytic methods and strategies. In addition to the information and discussion contained in each of these sections, links are provided to resources where additional information on a topic can be found. (author abstract)


More About This Work

Academic Units
National Center for Children in Poverty
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
Published Here
May 13, 2019
Academic Commons provides global access to research and scholarship produced at Columbia University, Barnard College, Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary and Jewish Theological Seminary. Academic Commons is managed by the Columbia University Libraries.