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Practical Research: Planning and Design, 12th edition

  • Paul D. Leedy
  • Jeanne Ellis Ormrod
Pearson eText Practical Research: Planning and Design -- Instant Access

ISBN-13: 9780136874935

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12th edition

Published by Pearson (March 15th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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Practical Research uses step-by-step instructions, hands-on applications, and pragmatic suggestions to help you understand how to plan and conduct effective research.

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Table of contents

PART I: THE FUNDAMENTALS
1. THE NATURE AND TOOLS OF RESEARCH
PART II: FOCUSING YOUR RESEARCH EFFORTS
2. THE PROBLEM: THE HEART OF THE RESEARCH PROCESS
3. REVIEW OF THE RELATED LITERATURE
4. PLANNING YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT
5. WRITING THE RESEARCH PROPOSAL
PART III: RESEARCH DESIGNS
6. DESCRIPTIVE RESEARCH
7. EXPERIMENTAL, QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL, AND EX POST FACTO DESIGNS
8. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
9. MIXED-METHODS DESIGNS
10. ACTION RESEARCH
PART IV: DATA ANALYSES
11. ANALYZING QUANTITATIVE DATA
12. ANALYZING QUALITATIVE AND MIXED-METHODS DATA
PART V: RESEARCH REPORTS
13. PLANNING AND PREPARING A FINAL RESEARCH REPORT

APPENDICES
Appendix A: USING A SPREADSHEET: MICROSOFT EXCEL
Appendix B: USING SPSS
GLOSSARY
REFERENCES

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