9780131583894

Understanding Research : A Consumer's Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131583894

  • ISBN10:

    0131583891

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/16/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Understanding Research: a Consumer's Guideis the first text that places its focus squarely on the needs of the research consumer. This exciting new text helps develop in readers the skills, knowledge and strategies needed to read and interpret research reports and to evaluate thequalityof such reports. Users rave about the easy to use and easy to understand format that makes this text perfect for anyone.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Research
The Process of Research: Learning How Research Is Done
The Quantitative Parent Involvement Study
The Qualitative Parent Role Study
Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Research
Understanding the Introductions to Research Reports
The Research Problem: Identifying Why a Study Is Important
The Qualitative New Teacher Study
The Literature Review: Examining the Background for a Study
The Purpose: Identifying the Intent of a Study
The Quantitative Goal Orientation Study
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