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Exploring Research - Text Only

Exploring Research - Text Only - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131937833

Cover of Exploring Research - Text Only 6TH 06 (ISBN 978-0131937833)
ISBN13: 978-0131937833
ISBN10: 0131937839
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $99.75

Exploring Research - Text Only - 6TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131937833

Neil J. Salkind

ISBN13: 978-0131937833
ISBN10: 0131937839
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This best-selling text focuses on presenting the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and personable manner. While the basic structure of the edition remains the same, there have been some significant improvements brought about to this edition including: increased emphasis on electronic searching including specical coverage on how to use Google, coverage of bibliographic tools including PsychInfo, the inclusion of developmental research models in the chapter on quasi-experimental methods, coverage of multiple baseline designs, and introduction to SPSS 13.0, and an all new instructor's test bank.

Table of Contents

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 Methods: A Close Cousin to True Experimental Research.
13. Writing a Research Proposal.
14. Writing a Research Manuscript.
Appendix A: An Introduction to SPSS 13.x.
Appendix B: Sample Data Set
Appendix C: Answers to Exercises

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