Practical Research Planning and Design
Edition: 10th 2013
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Description: Written in uncommonly engaging and elegant prose,Practical Research: Planning and Designis a "do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself” manual designed to help students in any discipline understand the fundamental structure of quality research and the methodical process that leads to valid and reliable results. The authors emphasize two things: 1) that quality research demands planning and design; and, 2) how research projects can be executed effectively and professionally. This text guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework and sound pedagogy. With broad coverage applicable to any discipline,Practical Researchis valuable to students planning to conduct their own research projects as well as to anyone wanting to participate in thoughtful, methodical evaluation of published research reports.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $116.40
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
|the Nature and Tools of Research|
|Focusing your Research Efforts|
|the problem: the Heart of the Research Process|
|Review of the Related Literature|
|Planning your Research Project|
|Writing the Research Proposal|
|Qualitative Research Methodologies|
|Quantitative Research Methodologies|
|Experimental, Quasi-Experimental, and Ex Post Facto Designs|
|Strategies for Analyzing Quantitative Data|
|Preparing The Research Report|
|Technical Details: Style, Format, and Organization of the Research Report|
|Using a Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel|