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Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Mildred L Patten
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2017-06-26
ISBN : 1351817388
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret statistics without computations, so is suitable for all students regardless of their math background. The book is organized so that each concept is treated independently and can be used in any order without resulting in gaps in knowledge--allowing it to be easily and precisely adapted to any course. It uses lively examples on contemporary topics to stimulate students' interest, and engages them by showing the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. Numerous case studies and end-of-section exercises help students master the material and encourage classroom discussion. The text is divided into short, independent topic sections, making it easy for you to adapt the material to your own teaching needs and customize assignments to the aspect of qualitative or quantitative methods under study--helping to improve students' comprehension and retention of difficult concepts. Additional online PowerPoint slides and test bank questions make this a complete resource for introducing students to research methods. ? New to this edition: New topic section on design decisions in research Additional material on production of knowledge and research methods Significant development of material on ethical considerations in research Fresh and contemporary examples from a wide variety of real, published research Topic-specific exercises at the end of each section now include suggestions for further steps researchers can take as they build their research project.

Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Mildred L. Patten
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-09-13
ISBN : 1351969749
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

• Designed for students who are getting lost in the details of research methods and not getting the big picture, this short book provides an overview of the essential concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. •Lively examples on contemporary topics stimulate students’ interest and show the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. •Divided into short sections, this book makes it easy for you to give customized assignments. Assign only the sections your students need. •Shows students how to interpret statistics without computations. •Factual Questions at the end of each section allow students to check their comprehension. •Questions for Discussion stimulate classroom dialogue. • New to this edition: Five new sections on in-text citations and reference lists have been added. Numerous changes have also been made for consistency with the latest editions of the APA and ASA Style manuals, and new examples have been added.

Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Mildred L. Patten,Michelle Newhart
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-06-26
ISBN : 135181737X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret statistics without computations, so is suitable for all students regardless of their math background. The book is organized so that each concept is treated independently and can be used in any order without resulting in gaps in knowledge—allowing it to be easily and precisely adapted to any course. It uses lively examples on contemporary topics to stimulate students’ interest, and engages them by showing the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. Numerous case studies and end-of-section exercises help students master the material and encourage classroom discussion. The text is divided into short, independent topic sections, making it easy for you to adapt the material to your own teaching needs and customize assignments to the aspect of qualitative or quantitative methods under study—helping to improve students’ comprehension and retention of difficult concepts. Additional online PowerPoint slides and test bank questions make this a complete resource for introducing students to research methods. New to this edition: New topic section on design decisions in research Additional material on production of knowledge and research methods Significant development of material on ethical considerations in research Fresh and contemporary examples from a wide variety of real, published research Topic-specific exercises at the end of each section now include suggestions for further steps researchers can take as they build their research project.

Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Mildred L. Patten,Michelle Newhart
Publisher :
Release : 2017
ISBN : 9780415790536
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A perennial bestseller since 1997, this updated tenth edition of Understanding Research Methods provides a detailed overview of all the important concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. It covers the principles of both qualitative and quantitative research, and how to interpret statistics without computations, so is suitable for all students regardless of their math background. The book is organized so that each concept is treated independently and can be used in any order without resulting in gaps in knowledge--allowing it to be easily and precisely adapted to any course. It uses lively examples on contemporary topics to stimulate students' interest, and engages them by showing the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. Numerous case studies and end-of-section exercises help students master the material and encourage classroom discussion. The text is divided into short, independent topic sections, making it easy for you to adapt the material to your own teaching needs and customize assignments to the aspect of qualitative or quantitative methods under study--helping to improve students' comprehension and retention of difficult concepts. Additional online PowerPoint slides and test bank questions make this a complete resource for introducing students to research methods. New to this edition: New topic section on design decisions in research Additional material on production of knowledge and research methods Significant development of material on ethical considerations in research Fresh and contemporary examples from a wide variety of real, published research Topic-specific exercises at the end of each section now include suggestions for further steps researchers can take as they build their research project.

Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Mildred L. Patten
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2007
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

- Designed for students who are getting lost in the details of research methods and not getting the big picture, this short book provides an overview of the essential concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. -Lively examples on contemporary topics stimulate students' interest and show the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. -Divided into short sections, this book makes it easy for you to give customized assignments. Assign only the sections your students need. -Shows students how to interpret statistics without computations. -Factual Questions at the end of each section allow students to check their comprehension. -Questions for Discussion stimulate classroom dialogue.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Book
Author : Helen Gavin
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2008-02-18
ISBN : 1473903475
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Understanding and applying research methods and statistics in psychology is one of the corner stones of study at undergraduate level. To enable all undergraduate psychology students to carry out their own investigations the textbook covers basic and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods and follows a sequential structure starting from first principles to more advanced techniques. Accompanied by a companion website, the textbook: - Grounds all techniques to psychological theory relating each topic under discussion to well established pieces of research - Can be used by the student at beginning and more advanced undergraduate level - therefore a `one-stop' shop - Includes a creative and practical selection of heuristic devices that cement knowledge of the techniques and skills covered in the textbook

Understanding Research Methods in Psychology

Understanding Research Methods in Psychology Book
Author : Jennie Brooks Jamison
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release : 2013-07-07
ISBN : 9781490936734
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Understanding qualitative and quantitative psychology research methods has never been easier. Complex concepts about interviews, observations, case studies, questionnaire studies, surveys, and experiments are broken down for students taking introductory courses without losing their complexity. A chapter on surveys and clarifications based on teaching experience and student feedback are new to the second edition. Jennie Jamison teaches IB Psychology at St. Petersburg High School in Florida.

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics

Understanding Research Methods and Statistics Book
Author : Gary W. Heiman
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780618043040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This text successfully integrates statistics and research methods, by placing statistics in the context of research to help students grasp both topics more clearly. Discussions include all major descriptive and experimental methods, as well as primary and secondary statistical procedures.

Understanding Research Methods

Understanding Research Methods Book
Author : Gerald R. Adams,Jay D. Schvaneveldt
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Longman Limited
Release : 1991
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A revised and updated edition of this text on social science research, which aims to show the student how to conduct successful research and use the findings to best effect.