Research Design and Methods : A Process Approach

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-07-25
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Research Design and Methods: A Process Approach takes students through the research process, from getting and developing a research idea, to designing and conducting a study, through analyzing and reporting data. Information on the research process is presented in a lively and engaging way, highlighting the numerous decisions that must be made when designing and conducting research and emphasizing the importance of ethical conduct, both in the treatment of research subjects and in the conduct of research and reporting research results.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1, Explaining Behavior

Chapter 2, Developing and Evaluating Theories of Behavior

Chapter 3, Getting Ideas for Research

Chapter 4, Choosing a Research Design

Chapter 5, Making Systematic Observations

Chapter 6, Choosing and Using Research Subjects

Chapter 7, Understanding Ethical Issues in the Research Process

Chapter 8, Using Nonexperimental Research

Chapter 9, Using Survey Research

Chapter 10, Using Between-Subjects and Within-Subjects Experimental Designs

Chapter 11, Using Specialized Research Designs

Chapter 12, Using Single-Subject Designs

Chapter 13, Describing Data

Chapter 14, Using Inferential Statistics

Chapter 15, Using Multivariate Design and Analysis

Chapter 16, Reporting Your Research Results




Name Index

Subject Index

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