Graziano and Raulin (8th ed)Graziano & Raulin
Research Methods (8th edition)

WEB Links to Topics
Covered in Chapter 13

Listed below are several links to Web sites that include information about topics covered in this chapter. We will be periodically updating this list to keep it fresh and interesting. If you know of a good site on a topic of relevance to this chapter, we would appreciate hearing about it. Contact Mike Raulin with your suggestions. We will be sure to give you credit for suggesting high quality sites in future updates.


Flashbulb Memories

Memory Capability
An overview of the capability and limitations of human memory.

A Humorous Look Flashbulb Memories
An overview of Flashbulb memories, that includes a great Far Side cartoon.

For Those with a Personal Stake, Flashbulb Memories Burn Bright
An APA Monitor article on this topic.

Out of Memory
A brief review of some of the classic research on this phenomenon.

Encyclopedia of Psychology: Memory
A collection of linked documents describing research on a wide range of topics in human memory.


Quasi-Experimental Designs

Quasi-Experimental Design
An overview of the basic principles.

Other Quasi-Experimental Designs
An extended discussion of variations on quasi-experimental designs.

Quasi-Experimental Designs
A brief summary of a wide range of quasi-experimental designs, with a focus on what threats to validity are controlled by each design.

True and Quasi-Experimental Designs
An article written by Barry Gribbons and Joan Herman from the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing.

Quasi-Experimental Designs
From AllPsych Online.


Program Evaluation

Evaluation Research
Overview of program evaluation strategies, with an excellent bibliography.

Institute of Program Evaluation Research
From the Claremont Graduate University School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences.

Planning and Evaluation
Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Indian Health Service program on what the government expects in the evaluations of programs. A good example of how program evaluations should be carried out.


Managed Care

Managed Care Magazine
A magazine devoted to the issues surrounding managed care of health services.

Managed Care Online
Information for the managed care community. Includes links to many other related web sites.

A Word About Managed Care
Describes concerns held by many mental health care professionals about managed care.

National Health Information's Healthcare Management Library
An extensive resource about issues surrounding the management of healthcare.

Managed Care Information Center
A one-stop site for information of all kinds about the managed care industry.

Managed Care Jokes
A lighthearted look at the industry.


Survey Research

Survey Research
Brief overview of survey research.

Internet sites related to Survey Research
The title says it all. This site was compiled by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Survey Design
Overview of survey research from Creative Research Systems.

Survey Research Newsletter
An online newsletter that deals exclusively with survey research.

Survey Research Center
The web site for the best known survey research center in the world (University of Michigan).

Council of American Survey Research Organizations
The web site for a national organization of survey researchers.