Evaluating Research in Communicative Disorders

ISBN-10: 0205449611

ISBN-13: 9780205449613

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

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Description: The Fifth Edition of Evaluating Research in Communicative Disorders explains and discusses how to read, understand, and evaluate research published in communicative sciences and disorders journals. This text is organized into three parts. Part I introduces the basic principles for evaluating research, Part II contains excerpts from journal articles, and Part III presents two complete articles and an evaluation checklist to guide the student in the evaluation process. Numerous examples from current research are incorporated into the text to illustrate and clarify points made throughout. The book is richly illustrated with tables and figures and includes many study questions to lead students through primary sources in the research literature.

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Book details

List price: $129.33
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/2/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Robert F. Orlikoff, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at West Virginia University. He has extensive experience as a researcher, clinician, and educator and has served as an associate editor and reviewer for several journals in communicative sciences and disorders.

Preface
Basic Considerations in Evaluating Research
Introduction: The Consumer of Research in Communicative Disorders
Research Strategies in Communicative Disorders
Research Design in Communicative Disorders
Measurement Issues in Communicative Disorders
Evaluating Treatment Efficacy Research
Organization and Analysis of Data
Evaluation of The Components of Research Article
The Introduction Section of the Research Article
The Method Section
The Results Section
The Discussion and Conclusions Section
Evaluation of The Complete Research Article: Two Examples
Evaluation Checklist
Example Article for Evaluation in Audiology
Example Article for Evaluation in Speech-Language Pathology
Author Index
Subject Index
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