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  1. Textbooks: recommended 5 items
    1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

      Book 

    2. Research design: qualitative, quantitative & mixed methods approaches - John W. Creswell, J. David Creswell 2018

      Book 

    3. Real world research - Colin Robson, Kieran McCartan 2015

      Book 

    4. The Sage handbook of qualitative research - Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln 2018

      Book 

  2. Week 1: Introduction to research 12 items
    1. A. The role of research in animal welfare 2 items
      Please read both of these for week 1 seminar
      1. Healthy, Happy and Humane: Evidence in Farm Animal Welfare Policy - Bettina Bock, Henry Buller 07/2013

        Article Essential Please read the first 2 pages

    2. B. Paradigms that inform animal welfare research 8 items
      1. Post/positivism 2 items
      2. Critical theory, social constructionism, pragmatism 1 item
      3. Pragmatism 1 item
      4. Critical theory orientation 1 item
        1. Animal suffering in New Zealand: Can science make a difference? - Michael Charles Morris, Peter Beatson 05/2011

          Article Essential

      5. Participatory paradigm 1 item
    3. C. Deductive, inductive, abductive approaches to research 2 items
      1. Abduction - Igor Douven

        Chapter Recommended

  3. Week 2: Ethical conduct in research 6 items
    1. Six domains of research ethics - Kenneth D. Pimple 2002-6

      Article Essential

    2. Normal Misbehavior: Scientists Talk about the Ethics of Research - Raymond de Vries, Melissa S. Anderson, Brian C. Martinson 03/2006

      Article Recommended

    3. Scientific integrity and the market for lemons - Richard C. Cottrell 01/03/2014

      Article Recommended

  4. Week 3: Methodological considerations 12 items
    1. A. Research topic, 'problem' and research questions 1 item
    2. B. Research methodologies 3 items
      1. Performing qualitative cross-cultural research - Pranee Liamputtong 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    3. E. Sampling 1 item
    4. F. Reliability and validity 2 items
    5. G. Triangulation and crystallization 4 items
      1. More Than a Furry Companion: The Ripple Effect of Companion Animals on Neighborhood Interactions and Sense of Community - Lisa Wood, Darcy Bosch, Max Bulsara, Billie Giles-Corti 01/01/2007

        Article Essential Triangulation

      2. Chapter 36. "Writing, a method of inquiry". - L Richardson, St Pierre Adams

        Chapter Recommended

    6. H. Positionality, reflexivity and voice 1 item
      1. Chapter 7. "Hypothesis formation and testing".

        Chapter Recommended Optional reading on quantitative research design

  5. Week 4: Literature and research 16 items
    1. B. Literature searches 4 items
      1. ii. Endnote 4 items
        1. Other sources of information 3 items
    2. E. Literature reviews 4 items
      1. i. Types of literature reviews 1 item
      2. ii. Other descriptors or types of literature reviews 3 items
        1. Writing narrative literature reviews for peer-reviewed journals: secrets of the trade - Bart N. Green, Claire D. Johnson, Alan Adams 2006-9

          Article Recommended Narrative (traditional) literature review

    3. F. Writing up literature reviews 6 items
      1. Literature reviews - Example 1 - Student Services - The University of Queensland, Australia - Helen M. Paterson Paterson

        Webpage Essential Go to this webpage and examine the review section description and examples. The examples provide you with insights into the nature and style of writing to which you need to aspire in your proposal and dissertation.

      2. Military veterans and canine assistance for post-traumatic stress disorder: A narrative review of the literature - Cheryl A. Krause-Parello, Sarah Sarni, Eleni Padden 12/2016

        Article Recommended Narrative (traditional review)

      3. Rough Trade - SANDRA E. BAKER, RUSS , FREYA VAN KESTEREN, ZINTA A. ZOMMERS, NEIL D'CRUZE, AND CAIN, FREYA VAN KESTEREN VAN KESTEREN, Zinta A. ZOMMERS 12/2013

        Article Recommended Systematic literature reviews

      4. Prolonged Pain Research in Mice: Trends in Reference to the 3Rs - Jonathan Balcombe, Hope Ferdowsian, Lauren Briese 01/2013

        Article Recommended Meta-analysis

      5. Online discussion forum activity 1 item
    4. H. Conclusion 2 items
      1. Doing your literature review: traditional and systematic techniques - Jill Jesson, Lydia Matheson, Fiona M. Lacey 2011

        Book Recommended

      2. Systematic reviews in the social sciences: a practical guide - Mark Petticrew, Helen Roberts 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

  6. Week 5: Primary and secondary data / empirical materials 7 items
    1. A. The nature and role of primary data in animal welfare research 7 items
      1. Physiological and behavioural consequences of catch-and-release angling on northern pike (Esox lucius L.) - Robert Arlinghaus, Thomas Klefoth, Steven J. Cooke, Andrew Gingerich May 2009

        Article Essential Quantitative primary data animal welfare example

      2. Institutional Misfits: Law and Habits in Finnish Wolf Policy - Juha Hiedanpää 2013

        Article Essential Qualitative primary data

      3. More Than a Furry Companion: The Ripple Effect of Companion Animals on Neighborhood Interactions and Sense of Community - Lisa Wood, Darcy Bosch, Max Bulsara, Billie Giles-Corti 01/01/2007

        Article Essential Mixed methods primary data

      4. Welfare of Apes in Captive Environments: Comments On, and By, a Specific Group of Apes - Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Kanzi Wamba, Panbanisha Wamba, Nyota Wamba 16/03/2007

        Article Essential Primary data collection using non-humans (animals)

      5. On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions - Sara Ryan, Sue Ziebland 01/2015

        Article Essential Supplementary analysis. You will encounter this reading again in Week 8.

  7. Week 6: Quantitative methods of data collection 5 items
    1. The pet connection: Pets as a conduit for social capital? - Lisa Wood, Billie Giles-Corti, Max Bulsara 2005-9

      Article Essential

    2. Additional reading 1 item
      1. Doing research in the real world - David E. Gray 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended This ebook is the first edition.

  8. Week 7: Quantitative methods of data analysis 10 items
    1. Quantitative Methods (Chapter 8 of Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches)

      Chapter Essential See scan for Chapter 8 of Research Design under Week 6 reading.

    2. The pet connection: Pets as a conduit for social capital? - Lisa Wood, Billie Giles-Corti, Max Bulsara 2005

      Article Essential Read full paper, (also covered in week 6), focusing on methods and results sections

    3. Imported and travelling dogs as carriers of canine vector-borne pathogens in Germany - Brigitte Menn, Susanne Lorentz, Torsten J Naucke 2010

      Article Essential Focus on presentation of data in Figures 1, 2 and 3

    4. Additional reading 3 items
      1. Doing research in the real world - David E. Gray 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended This ebook is the first edition.

  9. Week 8: Qualitative methods of empirical material collection 13 items
    1. B. Qualitative interviews 2 items
    2. C. Participant observation 2 items
    3. D. Focus groups 2 items
    4. E. Delphi technique 2 items
      1. Policy Delphi with vignette methodology as a tool to evaluate the perception of equine welfare - Joe Collins, Alison Hanlon, Simon J. More, Patrick G. Wall July 2009

        Article Essential

      2. The First Shared Online Curriculum Resources for Veterinary Undergraduate Learning and Teaching in Animal Welfare and Ethics in Australia and New Zealand. - Johnson J1, Collins T2, Degeling C3, Fawcett A4, Fisher AD5, Freire R6, Hazel SJ7, Hood J8, Lloyd J9, Phillips CJ10, Stafford K11, Tzioumis V12, McGreevy PD13. 2015

        Article 

    5. F. Action research 3 items
      1. Chapter 23. "Participatory action research: communicative action and the social sphere". - S Kemmis, R McTaggart

        Chapter Essential This chapter is not available electronically due to copyright restrictions

    6. G. Case study research 2 items
      1. Humane Education for Students with Visual Impairments: Learning About Working Dogs. - Susan M. Bruce, Bruce, Jennie Dapice Feinstein Feinstein, Meghan C. Kennedy, Ming Liu Liu 2015

        Article Recommended

  10. Week 9: Qualitative methods of empirical material interpretation 7 items
    1. A. Introduction to the interpretation (analysis) of qualitative empirical materials 1 item
    2. B. Examples of interpretive techniques used in animal welfare science 6 items
      1. B.1 Interviews 1 item
      2. B.2 Participant observation and semi-structured interviews 1 item
      3. B.3 Focus groups 1 item
      4. B.4 Delphi technique 1 item
        1. Policy Delphi with vignette methodology as a tool to evaluate the perception of equine welfare - Joe Collins, Alison Hanlon, Simon J. More, Patrick G. Wall July 2009

          Article Essential

      5. B.5 Action research 1 item
      6. B.6 Case study 1 item
        1. Humane Education for Students with Visual Impairments: Learning About Working Dogs. - Susan M. Bruce, Bruce, Jennie Dapice Feinstein Feinstein, Meghan C. Kennedy, Ming Liu Liu 2015

          Article Essential

    3. C. Conclusion 0 items
  11. Week 10: Proposal and grant writing 5 items
    1. B. Research proposal writing 1 item
      1. Write a research proposal - Monash University, Australia, Learning support for higher degree research students 2003

        Webpage Essential

    2. C.1 Grant application guides 4 items
      1. i. From a tertiary education perspective 1 item
        1. Words Worth Their Weight in Cash - Karen M. Markin 8 April 2005

          Article Essential

      2. ii. From a government perspective 1 item
        1. Fundamentals of Grant Writing - Tasmanian Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet 2012

          Document Essential

      3. iii. Grant writing for industry and government funds 1 item
      4. iv. Third sector 1 item
        1. Writing a funding application - Resource Centre 2016

          Webpage Essential

  12. Week 11: Dissertation writing 4 items
    1. C. Structure of a dissertation 2 items
      1. Writing a dissertation - Student Learning Development 2009

        Webpage Essential

      2. SkillsNet - Dissertations - University of Winchester

        Webpage Essential

    2. D. Differences between quantitative and qualitative dissertations 2 items
    3. E. Moving towards 'quality' dissertations 0 items