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Composition Research : Empirical Designs - 88 edition

Composition Research : Empirical Designs (ISBN10: 0195041720; ISBN13: 9780195041729)
ISBN13: 978-0195041729
ISBN10: 0195041720

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0195041712
ISBN10: 0195041712

Summary: Intended for writing instructors at all levels who lack the training to deal effectively with the increasingly important role played by empirical research in their field, Composition Research explains ten of the most common empirical designs used in the social sciences. These include: case study, ethnography, sampling/survey, quantitative descriptive research, prediction and classification studies, true and quasi-experiments, meta-analysis, and program evaluation. Ea
ch design is explained with reference to at least two specific composition studies, and includes a separate bibliography that identifies further writing studies that use it. The book also features a chapter on measurement, an appendix on statistical analyses, a glossary of technical terms and symbols, and guidelines for research on human subjects.
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Summary: Intended for writing instructors at all levels who lack the training to deal effectively with the increasingly important role played by empirical research in their field, Composition Research explains ten of the most common empirical designs used in the social sciences. These include: case study, ethnography, sampling/survey, quantitative descriptive research, prediction and classification studies, true and quasi-experiments, meta-analysis, and program evaluation. Each design is explained with reference to at least two specific composition studies, and includes a separate bibliography that identifies further writing studies that use it. The book also features a chapter on measurement, an appendix on statistical analyses, a glossary of technical terms and symbols, and guidelines for research on human subjects. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 88
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 1988
International: No

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