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Practical Researcher A Student Guide to Conducting Psychological Research

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ISBN-10: 0070183236

ISBN-13: 9780070183230

Edition: 1999

Authors: Dana S. Dunn

List price: $75.00
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Dana S. Dunn earned his B.A. in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia. He chaired the psychology department at Moravian in Bethlehem, PA for six years, and currently is professor of psychology and director of the Learning in Common Curriculum at Moravian. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dunn is active in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and frequently presents at national and regional disciplinary conferences. Dunn has written numerous articles, chapters, and book reviews concerning his areas of research interest: the teaching of psychology, social psychology, and rehabilitation…    

The Why and How of Psychological Research
Research Approaches and Generating Ideas
Writing: A First and Last Consideration
Reading and Using the Psychological Literature
Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Research
Experimental Research
Applied and Field Research
Analyzing and Displaying Data
Presenting Research
Closing Thoughts and Future Directions
Appendices
Sample Student APA Style Paper (with annotation)
Statistical Analysis
Statistical Tools
Professional Issues: Presenting Yourself
References
Index