Exploring Research, 9th edition

  • Neil J. Salkind

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Overview

Exploring Research offers an informative overview of the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences. The text makes research methods accessible by explaining how to collect and analyze data and how to prepare and write research proposals and manuscripts.

Published by Pearson (June 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137518548

Subject: Research Methods & Statistics

Category: Exploring Research

Table of contents

1. The Role and Importance of Research
2. The Research Process: Coming to Terms
3.A. Selecting a Problem and Reviewing the Research
3.B. The Importance of Practicing Ethics in 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: A Close Cousin to Experimental Research
13. Writing a Research Proposal
14. Writing a Research Manuscript

Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C

Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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