9780132414074

Practical Research : Planning and Designing

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    9780132414074

  • ISBN10:

    0132414074

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/1996
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

Practical Research, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive and practical guide to research methodology. It was not written for any specific course or discipline but is an across curriculum text for a wide range of academic disciplines. This book is appropriate for hundreds of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level where an understanding of the research process is required.

Table of Contents

What is Research?p. 3
Tools of Researchp. 17
The Problem: The Heart of the Research Projectp. 45
The Review of the Related Literaturep. 71
Planning Your Research Designp. 93
Writing the Research Proposalp. 123
Common Qualitative Research Designsp. 155
Historical Researchp. 173
Non-Experimental Researchp. 189
The Experimental Studyp. 229
Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Quantitative Datap. 243
Technical Details: Style, Format, and Organization of the Research Reportp. 281
Indexp. 299
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