Summary: This book begins by establishing the underlying philosophical concepts on which all good research is based. This prepares students to get down to the nuts and bolts of conducting their own research and evaluating the research conducted by others. Numerous practical examples illustrate the guidelines presented in this text. Of special interest is the coverage of how solid research can aid in the evaluation and improvement of service programs in education and the socia
l sciences. End-of-chapter exercises provide an opportunity for students to apply the concepts discussed in the chapters. An extensive answer key will be included with your examination copy.
Summary: This book begins by establishing the underlying philosophical concepts on which all good research is based. This prepares students to get down to the nuts and bolts of conducting their own research and evaluating the research conducted by others. Numerous practical examples illustrate the guidelines presented in this text. Of special interest is the coverage of how solid research can aid in the evaluation and improvement of service programs in education and the social sciences. End-of-chapter exercises provide an opportunity for students to apply the concepts discussed in the chapters. An extensive answer key will be included with your examination copy. ...show less
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