A Research Primer for Technical Communication: Methods, Exemplars, and Analyses / Edition 1

A Research Primer for Technical Communication: Methods, Exemplars, and Analyses / Edition 1

by Michael A. Hughes, George F. Hayhoe
     
 

This practical volume provides a thorough introduction to conducting and critically reading research in technical communication, complete with exemplars of research articles for study. Offering a solid grounding in the research underpinnings of the technical communication field, this resource has been developed for use in master’s level and upper-division

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Overview

This practical volume provides a thorough introduction to conducting and critically reading research in technical communication, complete with exemplars of research articles for study. Offering a solid grounding in the research underpinnings of the technical communication field, this resource has been developed for use in master’s level and upper-division undergraduate research methods courses in technical and professional communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805863352
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
526,892
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Research: Why We Do It and Why We Read It. The Research Phases and Getting Started. Reviewing the Literature. Analyzing Quantitative Data. Conducting a Qualitative Study. Conducting Surveys. Analyzing a Literature Review. Analyzing a Quantitative Research Report. Analyzing a Qualitative Research Report. Analyzing a Report on the Results of a Survey.

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