Practical Research: Planning and Designing / Edition 6

Practical Research: Planning and Designing / Edition 6

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by Paul D. Leedy, Peggy A. Ertmer, Timothy J. Newby
     
 

Practical Research, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive and practical guide to research methodology. It was not written for any specific course or discipline but is an across curriculum text for a wide range of academic disciplines. This book is appropriate for hundreds of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level where an understanding of the research… See more details below

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Practical Research, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive and practical guide to research methodology. It was not written for any specific course or discipline but is an across curriculum text for a wide range of academic disciplines. This book is appropriate for hundreds of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level where an understanding of the research process is required.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132414074
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.49(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1What is Research?3
Ch. 2Tools of Research14
Ch. 3The Problem: The Heart of the Research Process49
Ch. 4The Review of the Related Literature70
Ch. 5Planning Your Research Design91
Ch. 6Writing the Research Proposal122
Ch. 7Qualitative Research147
Ch. 8Historical Research172
Ch. 9Descriptive Research187
Ch. 10Experimental and Causal-Comparative Designs229
Ch. 11Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Quantitative Data252
Ch. 12Technical Details: Style, Format, and Organization of the Research Report285
References307
Index311

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