Conducting research / Patrick J. Schloss, Maureen A. Smith.

Meant as a practical guide to students in a number of disciplines on how to do research, this text presents the research process in a step-by-step manner that provides a context for the discrete research skills. Each step of the research process is presented in a comprehensive manner to meet the nee...

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Main Author: Schloss, Patrick J.
Other Authors: Smith, Maureen A., 1954-
Format: Book
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, [1999]
Table of Contents:
  • Sect. I. Getting Started. Ch. 1. What Is Research? Ch. 2. Ethical and Legal Issues. Ch. 3. Selecting a Topic
  • Sect. II. Developing the Project. Ch. 4. Reviewing the Literature. Ch. 5. Quantitative Research Approaches for Large Groups. Ch. 6. Single Subject Designs. Ch. 7. Qualitative Research Approaches. Ch. 8. Selecting Subjects. Ch. 9. Measurement in Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Ch. 10. Defining the Independent Variable in Quantitative Research
  • Sect. III. Determining How the Data Will Be Analyzed. Ch. 11. Organizing and Describing Data. Ch. 12. Analyzing Data from Large Group Quantitative Research. Ch. 13. Analyzing Data from Single Subject Designs. Ch. 14. Analyzing Data from Qualitative Research Approaches
  • Sect. IV. Implementing and Reporting the Project. Ch. 15. Preparing and Defending a Research Proposal. Ch. 16. Conducting and Reporting Your Research Project.