Social work research and evaluation : foundations of evidence-based practice / edited by Richard M. Grinnell, Jr., Yvonne A. Unrau.

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Other Authors: Grinnell, Richard M., Unrau, Yvonne A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition:Ninth edition
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Research questions and research approaches
  • Research problems and questions
  • The quantitative research approach
  • The qualitative research approach
  • Ethics and culturally competent research
  • Research ethics
  • Research with minority and disadvantaged groups
  • Becoming an evidence-bases practitioner
  • Reviewing the literature
  • Finding existing knowledge
  • Evaluating evidence
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Measuring variables
  • Measurement
  • Standardized measuring instruments
  • Sampling and research designs
  • Sampling
  • Case-level designs
  • Group-level designs
  • Collecting original data
  • Structured observation
  • Qualitative interviewing
  • Survey research
  • Collecting existing data
  • Secondary anaysis
  • Content analysis
  • Using existing statistics
  • Historical research
  • Selecting a data collection method
  • Analyzing data
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Evaluating research studies
  • Evaluating quantitative research studies
  • Evaluating qualitative research studies
  • Writing research reports
  • Writing reports from research studies
  • From research to evaluation
  • Program evaluation
  • Appendix A: Quantitative research proposals and reports
  • Appendix B: Qualitative research proposals and reports.