Research Design in Counseling / Edition 3

Research Design in Counseling / Edition 3

by Puncky Paul Heppner, Bruce E. Wampold, Jr., Dennis M Kivlighan Dennis M., Dennis M. Kivlighan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 053452348X

ISBN-13: 9780534523480

Pub. Date: 02/13/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Quell any fears you may have about science and research design with this clear introduction to the basics! With enlightening examples and illustrations drawn from the counseling literature, RESEARCH DESIGN IN COUNSELING fully addresses the most common issues that counseling researchers encounter. The authors' accessible approach provides you with an understanding

Overview

Quell any fears you may have about science and research design with this clear introduction to the basics! With enlightening examples and illustrations drawn from the counseling literature, RESEARCH DESIGN IN COUNSELING fully addresses the most common issues that counseling researchers encounter. The authors' accessible approach provides you with an understanding of the various types of research, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Filled with helpful examples that draw from a broad variety of research designs, this book provides the fundamentals of conducting research while providing clear instruction on writing and publishing the research report.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534523480
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/13/2007
Series:
Research, Statistics, & Program Evaluation Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: PHILOSOPHICAL, ETHICAL AND TRAINING ISSUES. 1. Science and Counseling. 2. Research Training. 3. Identifying and Operationalizing Research Topics. 4. Choosing Research Designs. 5. Validity Issues in Research Design. 6. Ethical Issues in Counseling Research. Part Two: MAJOR RESEARCH DESIGNS. 7. Between-Groups and Within-Subjects Designs. 8. Quasi-Experimental and Time Series Designs. 9. Single-Subject Designs. 10. Quantitative Descriptive Designs. 11. Qualitative Research. Part Three: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES. 12. Designing and Evaluating the Independent Variable. 13. Designing and Choosing the Dependent Variable. 14. Population Issues. 15. Conceptual and Methodological Issues Related to Multicultural Research. 16. Investigator, Experimenter, and Participant Bias. 17. Analogue Research. 18. Outcome Research: Methodological Issues. 19. Design Issues Related to Counseling Process Research. 20. Scale Construction. 21. Program Evaluation. Part Four: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 22. Professional Writing. Appendix A: Ethical Standards of the American Counseling Association. Appendix B: Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.

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