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Introduction to Research

Introduction to Research - 3rd edition

Introduction to Research - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780323028530

ISBN10: 0323028535

Introduction to Research by Elizabeth Depoy and Laura N. Gitlin - ISBN 9780323028530
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Introduction to Research by Elizabeth Depoy and Laura N. Gitlin - ISBN 9780323028530

ISBN13: 9780323028530

ISBN10: 0323028535

Edition: 3RD 05

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Research as an important way of knowing
2. Essentials of research

Part II. Thinking processes

3. Philosophical foundations
4. Framing the problem
5. Developing a knowledge base through review of the literature
6. Theory in research
7. Formulating research questions and queries
8. Language and thinking processes

Part III. Design approaches

9. Experimental-type designs

10. Naturalistic inquiry

Part IV. Action processes

11. Setting the boundaries of a study
12. Protecting the boundaries
13. Boundary setting in experimental-type designs
14. Boundary setting in naturalistic designs
15. Collecting information
16. Measurement in experimental-type research
17. Gathering information in naturalistic inquiry
18. Preparing and organizing data
19. Statistical analysis for experimental-type research
20. Analysis in naturalistic inquiry
21. Sharing research knowledge before
22. Sharing research knowledge during and after

Part V. Improving practice through inquiry

23. Case study designs
24. Practice efficacy
25. Stories from the field

Appendix.
Informed Consent
Documents
Glossary