A new edition of the research reference text introducing research methods to graduate students and professionals designing research studies and analyzing data. The volume defines elements of proposal and report writing, covers historical research, descriptive studies, single subject experiments, qualitative research, and the methods used to both secure and analyze data, including descriptive, inferential, and computer data. Includes ten appendices supplementing the discussions with information on statistics, computer formats, values, and research report evaluation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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All professional workers should be familiar with the research methods and data analysis. If only as consumers, professionals should understand some of the techniques used in identifying problems, forming hypotheses, constructing and using data-gathering tools, designing research studies, and employing statistical procedures to analyze data. They should also be able to use this information to interpret and critically analyze research reports that appear in professional journals and other publications. This book allows them to do that and more. Written as a research reference, this book is ideal for anyone involved in or who carries on research as a professional activity. It's also filled with extensive discussion on the proper ways to write proposals and reports, carry out research and analyze data. This reference is ideal for people involved in educational research methods.
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