Relationship of Theory and Research / Edition 3

Relationship of Theory and Research / Edition 3

by Florence Downs, Jacqueline Fawcett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803604068

ISBN-13: 9780803604063

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

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This text fills a major gap in the literature of most disciplines by presenting a detailed discussion of the reciprocal relationship of conceptual models and theories with research models. It also emphasizes information needed by both novice and accomplished scholars for the analysis and

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This Print on Demand title is available exclusively through Amazon.com.

This text fills a major gap in the literature of most disciplines by presenting a detailed discussion of the reciprocal relationship of conceptual models and theories with research models. It also emphasizes information needed by both novice and accomplished scholars for the analysis and evaluation of research reports and proposals for new studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803604063
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1An Overview of Conceptual Models, Theories, and Research1
2Analyzing Conceptual-Theoretical-Empirical Structures for Research27
3Evaluating Conceptual-Theoretical-Empirical Structures for Research85
4Preparing Integrative Reviews of Research Findings119
5Writing Research Proposals and Reports143
Appendices205
AAnalysis and Evaluation of a Descriptive Theory-Generating Study: The Method of Concept Analysis211
BAnalysis and Evaluation of a Descriptive Theory-Generating Study: The Case-Study Method241
CAnalysis and Evaluation of a Descriptive Theory-Generating Study: The Interpretive Method of Naturalistic Inquiry261
DAnalysis and Evaluation of a Descriptive Theory-Testing Study: The Method of Psychometric Analysis283
EAnalysis and Evaluation of a Descriptive Theory-Testing Study: The Survey Method305
FAnalysis and Evaluation of an Explanatory Theory-Testing Study: Correlational Research335
GAnalysis and Evaluation of a Predictive Theory-Testing Study: Experimental Research367
Index385

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