Designed for students who will be writing research proposals, reports, theses, and dissertations.
The twelve chapters cover 119 guidelines for effective scientific writing. The guidelines are fully illustrated with easy-to-follow examples.
The guidelines describe the types of information that should be included, how this information should be expressed, and where various types of information...show more should be placed with a research report.
Edition/Copyright:4TH 03 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pyrczak Publishing Published: 10/01/2002 International: No
"An excellent companion for the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association."
--Kenneth L. Hobby, Harding University
"My students are delighted! It gives them concrete examples and leads them through the process of writing a research report."
--Ann Coyne, University of Nebraska
Publisher web site, October, 2002.
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Introduction to the Fourth Edition v 1. Writing Simple Research Hypotheses 1 2. A Closer Look at Hypotheses 11 3. Writing Research Purposes, Objectives, and Questions 19 4. Writing Titles 25 5. Writing Introductions and Literature Reviews 33 6. Writing Definitions 47 7. Writing Assumptions, Limitations, and Delimitations 57 8. Writing Method Sections 63 9. Writing Analysis and Results Sections 73 10. Writing Discussion Sections 81 11. Writing Abstracts 89 12. A Closer Look at Writing Reports of Qualitative Research 93 References 103 Appendix A Checklist of Guidelines 107 Appendix B Thinking Straight and Writing That Way 113 Appendix C The Null Hypothesis and Significance Testing
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