Understanding Research A Consumer's Guide

ISBN-10: 0133398900
ISBN-13: 9780133398908
Edition: 2nd 2015
List price: $51.20
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Description: This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. This introductory text is written specifically for consumers of research - anyone who uses the results and implications of research studies to enhance  More...

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Book details

List price: $51.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/12/2014
Binding: Print, Other 
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.110
Language: English

This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. This introductory text is written specifically for consumers of research - anyone who uses the results and implications of research studies to enhance their knowledge and improve their practice. The focus is on guiding students toward a basic understanding of the research process, allowing them to develop the skills, knowledge and strategies needed to read, interpret, and evaluate the quality of research reports. The text provides balanced coverage of quantitative, qualitative, and combined research approaches. Reviewers' comments:"The structure of the book is great. [The authors use] language that helps the reader become engaged and invites them to start applying what they have learned to their situation immediately. The examples of the journal articles with the notations is very helpful and we use these for discussion in the class quite a bit. I also like the reviewing we've learned and practicing your skills at the end of the chapter. I much prefer the consumer approach of this text over others on the market." -- Candyce Reynolds, Portland State University "Understanding Research is true to its name; it is much more user friendly, it explains WHAT research IS. It does an EXCELLENT job of covering all of the material I currently cover. [The authors] (fortunately) force me to provide a balanced, comparative description of both kinds of research... I find the writing style to be clear, interesting and engaging. " -- Carol A. Friesen, Ball State University  Video-Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Video-Enhanced eText for exclusively from Pearson. The Video-Enhanced Pearson eText is:Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are readingConvenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.*Interactive. Features include embedded video, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search.Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Video-Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. ·         *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 -- 4, a 7" or 10" tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer  0133831620 / 9780133831627 Understanding Research: A Consumer's Guide, Loose-Leaf Version with Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:0132902230 / 9780132902236 Understanding Research: A Consumer's Guide, Loose-Leaf Version0133398900 / 9780133398908 Understanding Research: A Consumer's Guide, Video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 

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