Research Design Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches
Edition: 3rd 2009
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Description: The Third Edition of the bestselling text Research Design by John W. Creswell enables readers to compare three approaches to researchqualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodsin a single research methods text. The book presents these three approaches side by side within the context of the process of research from the beginning steps of philosophical assumptions to the writing and presenting of research. Written in a user-friendly manner, Creswell does not rely on technical jargon. He cuts to the core of what a reader needs to know to read and design research in part by showcasing ideas in a scaffold approach so that the reader understands ideas from the simple to the complex. Key updates to the Third Edition : Presents the preliminary steps of using philosophical assumptions in the beginning of the book Provides an expanded discussion on ethical issues Emphasizes new Web-based technologies for literature searches Offers updated information about mixed methods research procedures Contains a glossary of terms Highlights research tips throughout the chapters incorporating the authors experiences over the last 35 years Accompanied by an Instructors Resource CD ROM (ISBN:978-1-4129-6672-6) with a complete PowerPoint slide presentation ready-to-use in the classroom, as well as sample activities and discussion questions. Qualfied adopters of this text can request the Instructor's Resource CD through Customer Care at 1.800.818.7243. Research Design, Third Edition appeals to students taking research design and research methods classes throughout the social and behavioral sciencesfrom undergraduates to the most advanced doctoral programs.
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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2008
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Selection of Research Design|
|Review of the Literature|
|The Use of Theory|
|Writing Strategies and Ethical Considerations|
|The Purpose Statement|
|Research Questions and Hypotheses|
|Mixed Methods Procedures|
|About the Author|