Practical Research: Planning and Design

Practical Research: Planning and Design

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by Paul D. Leedy
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131365667
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/28/2010

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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