Summary: The 34 research articles in this collection deal with broad issues in education and psychology. Discussion of these articles in class make research methods come alive.
Edition/Copyright:3RD 02 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pyrczak Publishing Published: 04/28/2002 International: No
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Qualitative Research 1. Perceived Messages from Schools Regarding Adolescent Tobacco Use Descriptors: Focus groups of students Communication Education 2. Cooperative Learning: Listening to How Children Work at School Descriptors: Ethnographic case study The Journal of Educational Research 3. Psychological Parameters of Students' Social and Work Avoidance Goals: A Qualitative Investigation Descriptors: Interviews and observations Journal of Educational Psychology 4. Mother-Daughter Communication About Sex Among Urban African American and Latino Families Descriptors: Separate focus groups of mothers and daughters Journal of Adolescent Research Combined Qualitative/Quantitative Research 5. The Interconnection of Childhood Poverty and Homelessness: Negative Impact/Points of Access Descriptors: Interviews and standardized scales Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services 6. Passionately Committed Psychotherapists: A Qualitative Study of Their Experiences Descriptors: Interviews and self-report inventories Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 7. Parental Involvement During the Transition to High School Descriptors: Quantitative data and case studies Journal of Adolescent Research Content/Documentary Analysis 8. Gender Stereotyping and Intended Audience Age: An Analysis of Children's Educational/Informational TV Programming Descriptors: Coding of of TV programs Communication Research Reports 9. Poverty As We Know It: Media Portrayals of the Poor Descriptors: Comparison of of magazines with Census Bureau data Public Opinion Quarterly 10. Ethnic Representation in a Sample of the Literature of Applied Psychology Descriptors: Comparison of ethnicity in 14 journals with Census Bureau data Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Survey Research 11. I'm Lonely and Apprehensive: The Presentation of Stigmatizing Information in Personal Ads Descriptors: Mailed questionnaires Communication Research Reports 12. Young Children's Perceptions of Time Out Descriptors: Observations and interviews Journal of Research in Childhood Education 13. Black and White Girls' Racial Preferences in Media and Peer Choices and the Role of Socialization for Black Girls Descriptors: Personal interviews Journal of Family Psychology 14. Most Working Women Deny Gender Discrimination in Their Pay Descriptors: National telephone poll The Gallup Poll Monthly True Experimental Research 15. The Feasibility of a Web-Based Surveillance System to Collect Health Risk Behavior Data from College Students Descriptors: Random assignment to treatments Health Education & Behavior 16. Drinking Glucose Improves Listening Span in Students Who Miss Breakfast Descriptors: Random assignment to treatments Educational Research 17. The San Diego Navy Experiment: An Assessment of Interventions for Men Who Assault Their Wives Descriptors: Random Assignment to treatments Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Quasi-Experimental Research 18. Evaluation of a Brief Intervention for Increasing Seat Belt Use on a College Campus Descriptors: Baseline, intervention, and follow-up Behavior Modification 19. Comparison of Health Promotion and Deterrent Prompts in Increasing Use of Stairs Over Escalators Descriptors: Comparison of two interventions Perceptual and Motor Skills 20. Influence of Social Context on Reported Attitudes of Nondisabled Students Toward Students with Disabilities Descriptors: Comparison of four interventions Rehabilitation Counseling Newsletter Pre-Experimental Research 21. Preliminary Evaluation of an Abstinence-Based Program for 7th-Grade Students from a Small Rural School District Descriptors: Pretest-posttest design Psychological Reports 22. The Effectiveness of a Sexuality Education Newsletter in Influencing Teenagers' Knowledge and Attitudes About Sexual Involvement and Drug Use Descriptors: Pretest-posttest design Journal of Adolescent Research Causal-Comparative Research 23. Measurement of Nonverbal Receptive Abilities in Medical Students
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