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Practical Research

Practical Research - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132414074

Cover of Practical Research 6TH 97 (ISBN 978-0132414074)
ISBN13: 978-0132414074
ISBN10: 0132414074
Edition: 6TH 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 1997
International: No

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Practical Research - 6TH 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132414074

Paul D. Leedy

ISBN13: 978-0132414074
ISBN10: 0132414074
Edition: 6TH 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Practical Research is dedicated to one end: to teach students basic research methodology and scientific method. The approach of this text is broad. The research principles set forth in this text are equally applicable to all disciplines where the tenets of the scientific method are valid for the solution of problems and the ultimate pursuit of truth.

This text simplifies research concepts for ease of reading and better understanding of research methodology.

This practical book provides helpful answers to unexpected questions posed by inexperienced researchers.

NEW--Introduces the researcher to the computerization of research.

Computer sections are marked by the logo of a computer.

Sections explaining common computer prompts are provided.

Discusses software, database services, and other aspects of computer-assisted research.

NEW--Sprinkled throughout the text are features designed to compel students to apply the principles presented in the chapter.

Table of Contents

I. THE FUNDAMENTALS.

Introduction.

1. What is Research?

2. Tools of Research.

II. FOCUSING YOUR RESEARCH EFFORTS.

3. The Problem: The Heart of the Research Project.

4. The Review of the Related Literature.

5. Planning the Research Design.

6. Writing the Research Proposal.

III. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES.

7. Common Qualitative Research Designs.

8. Historical Research.

IV. QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES

9. Nonexperimental Research.

10. The Experimental Study.

11.Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Quantitative Data.

V. PREPARING THE RESEARCH REPORTS.

11. Writing Research Proposal.

12. Technical Details: Style, Format, and Organization of the Research Report.

Index.

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