Research for the Helping Professions / Edition 1

Research for the Helping Professions / Edition 1

by William K. Wilkinson, Keith McNeil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534340032

ISBN-13: 9780534340032

Pub. Date: 11/13/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This thorough, lively, direct guide to research for human services students and personnel was written with beginning graduate students in mind. Wilkinson and McNeils Research for the Helping Professions focuses on the helping professional as a consumer of research as well as a doer. With the help of this clearly written book, students with little or no background

Overview

This thorough, lively, direct guide to research for human services students and personnel was written with beginning graduate students in mind. Wilkinson and McNeils Research for the Helping Professions focuses on the helping professional as a consumer of research as well as a doer. With the help of this clearly written book, students with little or no background in research will learn to evaluate the research they read and see its application to their own lives and jobs. In addition, the book gives students the guidance they need to conduct research for their graduate programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534340032
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/13/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Human Service Research. 2. Information Gathering and Analysis: Becoming Knowledgeable About an Area of Research. 3. Getting Started: Developing the Research Plan. 4. Planning Data Collection: Methods for Collecting Data. 5. Internal Validity. 6. External Validity. 7. Cultural Factors Related to Research. 8. Describing Events: Nonexperimental Research. 9. Understanding and Designing Quasi-Experimental and Experimental Research Studies. 10. Making Sense of Results: Analyzing Research Data. 11. Sharing Research Results: Publication and Dissemination of Research. Appendixes.

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