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Overview

Features of the seventh edition:

  • Guidelines, Checklists, Computer Prompts, and excerpts from actual research projects guide the reader through all phases of the research process.
  • Many new topics have been added, including: On-line research, evaluating literature, identifying appropriate measurement instruments, criteria for evaluating qualitative research, cross-sectional studies, and observation studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780536915085
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Publication date: 2/23/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 What is Research? 3
Ch. 2 Tools of Research 14
Ch. 3 The Problem: The Heart of the Research Process 49
Ch. 4 The Review of the Related Literature 70
Ch. 5 Planning Your Research Design 91
Ch. 6 Writing the Research Proposal 122
Ch. 7 Qualitative Research 147
Ch. 8 Historical Research 172
Ch. 9 Descriptive Research 187
Ch. 10 Experimental and Causal-Comparative Designs 229
Ch. 11 Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Quantitative Data 252
Ch. 12 Technical Details: Style, Format, and Organization of the Research Report 285
References 307
Index 311
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    eText is Aweful

    I don't know why they can't make this book work on ereaders! Nook Study is totally worthless and difficult to use. The navigation is awful. Don't waste your money on the eTextbook.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2014

    Excellent Research Text

    Practical Research (Leedy & Ormrod) is an exceptionally well-written introduction to research methods. It is written very clearly, provides a series of examples, and highlights good practices for beginning researchers.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2010

    Great research process description

    This book provides practical advice for creating a research project. It provides step by step instructions and useful suggestions for conducting research.

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