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Main Title Exploring research /
Author Salkind, Neil J.,
Publisher Pearson Prentice Hall,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 57730820
ISBN 0131937839; 9780131937833; 0132017067; 9780132017060
Subjects Psychology--Research--Methodology. ; Education--Research--Methodology. ; Psychologie. ; Onderzoek. ; Wetenschappelijke technieken.
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Table of contents http://swbplus.bsz-bw.de/bsz121069125inh.htm
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ELAM  BF76.5.S24 2006 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 04/27/2016
ELBM  BF76.5.S24 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/05/2016
Edition 6th ed.
Collation xxii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-303) and index.
Contents Notes
1. The role and importance of research -- 2. The research process: coming to terms -- 3. Selecting a problem and reviewing the research -- 4. Sampling and generalizability -- 5. Measurement, reliability, and validity -- 6. Methods of measuring behavior -- 7. Data collection and descriptive statistics -- 8. Introducing inferential statistics -- 9. Nonexperimental research: descriptive and correlational methods -- 10. Nonexperimental research: qualitative methods -- 11. Pre and true experimental research methods -- 12. Quasi-experimental research: a close cousin to experimental research -- 13. Writing a research proposal -- 14. Writing a research manuscript. "Salkind's clear, straightforward writing makes this introduction to research methods unusually accessible. Aimed primarily at social science majors from the undergraduate to the graduate level, Exploring Research treats all of the topics covered in the standard research methods course." "New in the Edition: Two new chapters on Writing a Research Proposal and Writing a Research Manuscript, chapter three includes extensive information detailing how to use the internet to complete research in the behavioral and social sciences, a new appendix covering the basic features of SPSS, and new readings and additional exercises are offered at the end of each chapter"--