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Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies (Hardcover) (Christopher D.
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This user-friendly guide introduces students of translation and interpreting studies to the strengths and limitations of quantitative research methods. In five sections, the authors cover: sampling techniques, measurement, and survey design; how to describe data; how to analyze differences; how to analyze relationships and how to interpret results. With extensive examples from published empirical work, key topics include: ethics, sampling, validity and reliability, types of data and error, robustness, and limitations. This is the essential primer on quantitative methods for all students and researchers in translation and interpreting studies.