Health Promotion & Education Research Methods: Using The Five Chapter Thesis/ Dissertation Model / Edition 2

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The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides an overview of the different approaches to research methods and introduces students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format.

Designed for health education specialists, this text uses plenty of health education examples, some from former graduate students’ work, to help students learn and understand how research is used within the Health Promotion and Education profession.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763775070
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 1/14/2010
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 345
  • Sales rank: 321,143
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Research and the Research Requirement 1

Ch. 2 Finding a Topic and Getting Started 21

Ch. 3 The Literature Review 39

Ch. 4 Theory and Research 63

Ch. 5 Research Questions and Hypotheses (Writing Chapter I) 79

Ch. 6 Research Ethics 93

Ch. 7 Selecting Study Participants 123

Ch. 8 Instrumentation 145

Ch. 9 Quantitative Research Methods: Experimental (Writing Chapter III) 171

Ch. 10 Quantitative Research Methods: Non-experimental (Writing Chapter III) 193

Ch. 11 Qualitative Research Methods (Writing Chapter III) 227

Ch. 12 Data Analysis and Reporting the Findings (Writing Chapters III and IV) 253

Ch. 13 Conclusions, Discussion, and Recommendations (Writing Chapter V) 271

Ch. 14 Sharing Your Findings (Writing Beyond Chapter V) 285

App. A Development of a Unified Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession 301

App. B Guidelines for Faculty-Student Collaboration, Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida 309

App. C Establishing Content Validity: Using Qualitative and Quantitative Steps 311

Glossary 319

Index 335

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