Counseling Research: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods, 3rd edition

  • Carl J. Sheperis, 
  • J Scott Young, 
  • M Harry Daniels

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Overview

Counseling Research introduces the basics of how to do research using concise, easy-to-understand language. You'll learn everything from formulating a problem, to doing a literature review, selecting a design, collecting and analyzing data, and reporting results. Covering a range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs, as well as action research and program evaluation, the text presents the most common types of research you'll use in the field. Clear guidelines and real-world examples help you develop the skills you need to become an evidence-based practitioner and intelligent consumer of published research.

The 3rd Edition contains the most up-to-date research information, aligns with the current CACREP standards and features new research in action sections in every chapter.

Published by Pearson (October 12th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137871346

Subject: Counseling

Category: Research in Counseling

Overview

PART 1: An Introduction to Research in Counseling

  1. Contemporary Issues in Counseling Research
  2. Ethical Consideration in the Practice of Research
  3. Reviewing the Literature
  4. Methodological Issues
  5. Basic Statistical Concepts and Descriptive Statistics

PART 2: Quantitative Research Designs

  1. Experimental Designs
  2. Predictive Designs
  3. Single-Case Research Designs

PART 3: Qualitative Research Designs and Program Evaluation

  1. Case Study Research
  2. Grounded Theory Methodology
  3. Phenomenological Designs: The Philosophy of Phenomenological Research
  4. Narrative Research: Interpreting Lived Experience

PART 4: Survey, Mixed Designs, and Action Research

  1. An Overview of Survey Research
  2. Mixed Methods Design
  3. Action Research

PART 5: Data Analyses and Presentation of Findings

  1. Program Evaluation
  2. Data Management and Data Analysis Software
  3. Developing a Research Report

Appendices

  1. Preamble and Research Section of the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics 2014
  2. Sample Research Paper

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