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Andrew Balmer and Anne Murcott

certain hours, the morning a certain time in a certain place, the afternoon and evenings all timed, the past between them unacknowledged, the past ignored, personal reactions forsworn, you-naughty-girl forborne, every breath in its good time and Bennett keeps his distance with the utmost courtesy and only sees her at the times planned for seeing, at table, or on the tennis court for her lesson or riding on the trail and she is left alone at her wish and settled into the timed ordered planned encounters of the rich in their family life who dole out time in carefully

in The craft of writing in sociology
Patrick Callaghan and Penny Bee

deviation (mean, SD), or the median and the range (median, range). The choice of what to present will partially be based on the type of data we have. There are four different types of numerical data (Figure 13): Figure 13 Levels of measurement with examples • Male • Female Nominal Interval Ordinal of job • Levels satisfaction • Stress levels A Research Handbook for Patient and Public Involvement Researchers So what do we use and when? Ratio • Temperaure • Year • Salary • Distance Nominal data refers to data that can be categorised into groups but which does

in A research handbook for patient and public involvement researchers
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Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp

their area of study which it would be hard to provide in the real world, such as access to rare objects, or to practise laboratory skills in a virtual world before undertaking real-world practicals. Second Life is also being tested as a platform for distance learning (for example, the University of the West of England’s MA in Education in Virtual Worlds), enabling students from around the world to participate in the same course (although this may mean they are attending classes in the middle of the night). Museums and art galleries have also created virtual

in Creative research communication