Summary: Health Promotion and Education Research Methods provides a comprehensive and thorough presentation of the skills and processes needed to complete high quality research. This text differs from other research methods books, in that it provides an overview of and different approaches to research methods while introducing students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Developed specifically for health educators by two of the most well-known names in the fiel
d, the text makes extensive use of examples from health education and remains flexible enough to serve those interested in teaching research outside of a thesis or dissertation context.
Summary: Health Promotion and Education Research Methods provides a comprehensive and thorough presentation of the skills and processes needed to complete high quality research. This text differs from other research methods books, in that it provides an overview of and different approaches to research methods while introducing students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Developed specifically for health educators by two of the most well-known names in the field, the text makes extensive use of examples from health education and remains flexible enough to serve those interested in teaching research outside of a thesis or dissertation context. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers Year Published: 2005 International: No
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1 Introduction to research and the research requirement 2 Finding a topic and getting started 3 The literature review 4 Theory and research 5 Research questions and hypotheses (writing chapter I) 6 Research ethics 7 Selecting study participants 8 Instrumentation 9 Quantitative research methods : experimental (writing chapter III) 10 Quantitative research methods : non-experimental (writing chapter III) 11 Qualitative research methods (writing chapter III) 12 Data analysis and reporting the findings (writing chapters III and IV) 13 Conclusions, discussion, and recommendations (writing chapter V) 14 Sharing your findings (writing beyond chapter V) Appendix A Development of a unified code of ethics for the health education profession Appendix B Guidelines for faculty-student collaboration, Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida Appendix C Establishing content validity : using qualitative and quantitative steps
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