Conducting Research / Edition 1

Conducting Research / Edition 1

by Patrick J. Schloss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0024073709

ISBN-13: 9780024073709

Pub. Date: 07/20/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Presents the research process in a step-by-step manner that provides a context for the discrete research skills. Each step of the research process is presented in a comprehensive manner to meet the needs of the beginning researcher. The authors provide sufficient detail readers need to conceptualize a problem, to review literature, to select a

Overview

Presents the research process in a step-by-step manner that provides a context for the discrete research skills. Each step of the research process is presented in a comprehensive manner to meet the needs of the beginning researcher. The authors provide sufficient detail readers need to conceptualize a problem, to review literature, to select a design, to conduct the study, and to report research findings. Beginner researchers in a variety of fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780024073709
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/20/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

I. GETTING STARTED.

1. What Is Research?

2. Ethical and Legal Issues.

3. Selecting a Topic.

II. DEVELOPING THE PROJECT.

4. Reviewing the Literature.

5. Quantitative Research Approaches for Large Groups.

6. Single Subject Designs.

7. Qualitative Research Approaches.

8. Selecting Subjects.

9. Measurement in Quantitative and Qualitative Research.

10. Defining the Independent Variable in Quantitative Research.

III. DETERMINING HOW THE DATA WILL BE ANALYZED.

11. Organizing and Describing Data.

12. Analyzing Data from Large Group Quantitative Research.

13. Analyzing Data from Single Subject Designs.

14. Analyzing Data from Qualitative Research Approaches.

IV. IMPLEMENTING AND REPORTING THE PROJECT.

15. Preparing and Defending a Research Proposal.

16. Conducting and Reporting Your Research Project.

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