Exploring Research

Exploring Research

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ISBN: 9780131229167
Ano: 2003

Overview

This best-selling text focuses on presenting the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and personable manner.The fifth edition of Exploring Researc...

This best-selling text focuses on presenting the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and personable manner.

The fifth edition of Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods in a friendly, approachable writing style. The text explores the use of electronic sources as means to enhance research skills, includes discussions about scientific methods, and the most common types of research in the social and behavioural sciences. Coverage of the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, and the measurement process provides an exhaustive resource for students seeking to further their research skills. The book also describes how to collect and analyse data, and provides thorough instruction on how to prepare and write a research proposal and manuscript. Principles of data analysis are exemplified using the SR latest version of SPSS. The volume addresses the role and importance of research, the research process, sampling and generalizability, measurement, reliability, and validity, methods of measuring behavior, data collection and descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, nonexperimental research methods, quasi-experimental research methods and writing a research proposal and manuscript. For individuals in business, social work, political science, education and psychology fields that require research.