Research Methods in Human Development / Edition 2

Research Methods in Human Development / Edition 2

by Kathleen Brown, Paul C. Cozby, Patricia E. Worden, Daniel W. Kee
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559348755

ISBN-13: 9781559348751

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This introductory text is designed for applied research methods courses focused on human development. Accessible and clearly written, the text reflects an interdisciplinary, life-span approach as well as a complete balance between experimental and non-experimental methods.  See more details below

Overview

This introductory text is designed for applied research methods courses focused on human development. Accessible and clearly written, the text reflects an interdisciplinary, life-span approach as well as a complete balance between experimental and non-experimental methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559348751
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Scientific View 2. Ethical Concerns 3. Origins of Scientific Inquiry 4. Studying Relationships Between Variables 5. Correlational and Experimental Methods 6. Descriptive Methods 7. Survey Research 8. Designing Experiments 9. Developmental and Single-Subject Designs 10. Conducting Research 11. Practical Considerations in Conducting Research 12. Factorial Designs 13. Assigning Participants to Conditions 14. Understanding Research Results 15. Statistics 16. Generalizability Appendix A: Writing Research Reports Appendix B: Statistical Tests Appendix C: Statistical Tables Glossary References Index Each chapter contains: Summary Key Terms Review Questions

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