9781592601462

Research Methods: The Concise Knowledge Base

Trochim, William

ISBN 10: 1592601464 / 1-59260-146-4
ISBN 13: 9781592601462
Publisher: Atomic Dog
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
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Instructor Required Material This COMPLETE textbook includes not only the paperback copy textbook new, but also contains the Online Edition. This is a complete interactive study guide with quizzing functionality that reports to the instructor. This text also has animated figures and graphs that bring the print graphic to life for deeper understanding. The complete text is available word for word online as well, so you do not have to bring the print copy to class or with you as you travel. We sell our products to students at a 25% discount for the NEW and complete textbook package. What do students say about the Atomic Dog Online Edition? Survey Results 80% of students found that the end-of chapter quizzes helped them review and prepare for exams. Among students using the Online Edition, 72% found that interactive figures (animations, video, audio) made concept easier to understand than images or text. Among students using the Online Edition, 82% found that studying with the online text improved their overall learning experience.

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From an expert in the research methods field, Research Methods: The Concise Knowledge Base was written specifically for undergraduates. Trochim streamlined and clarified explanations of fundamental, yet difficult, concepts in his familiar, engaging style. With this text, students will learn about the relationship between theory and practice, which will help them become better researchers and better consumers of research.

About the Author:
William M. Trochim (Ph.D., Northwestern University) is a Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and a Professor of Public Health in the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at the Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC). He is the Director of the Cornell Office for Research on Evaluation and Director of Evaluation for Extension and Outreach at Cornell, and the Director of Evaluation for the WCMC's Clinical and Translational Science Center. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate required courses in applied social research methods since joining the faculty at Cornell in 1980. Trochim's research interests include the theory and practice of research, conceptualization methods, strategic and operational planning methods, performance management and measurement, and change management. His current research is primarily in the areas of translational research, research-practice integration, evidence-based practice, and evaluation policy.

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