For a wide variety of graduate or undergraduate research courses, this text is a "do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself" manual designed to help research students in any discipline understand the fundamental structure of quality research and the methodical process that leads to genuinely significant results.
This book integrates various quantitative and qualitative methodologies into eight practice-based-steps, providing lots of examples throughout. Written specifically for students with no previous experience of research and research methodology, the writing style is simple and clear.
This reference book visually presents quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research designs in education and the social and behavioral sciences in a way that students and researchers can readily understand and accurately apply in their own investigations.
Research is increasingly becoming more influential in the field of education and this Handbook brings together a range of top academic experts who represent diverse fields within and outside of education, as well as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches to provide an up-to-date, advanced analysis of all relevant issues involved in educational research.
Action research is a term used to describe a family of related approaches that integrate theory and action with a goal of addressing important organizational, community, and social issues together with those who experience them. It focuses on the creation of areas for collaborative learning and the design, enactment and evaluation of liberating actions through combining action and research, reflection and action in an ongoing cycle of cogenerative knowledge.
Helps researchers to plan, carry out, and analyse health research, and evaluate the quality of research studies. This book is suitable for researchers and graduate students in health services evaluation, health sciences, health management, public health, nursing, and sociology.
This text presents methodological issues critical to starting a biomedical study, focusing on the role and structure of the scientific hypothesis in informing methods and statistical analysis plan and in data interpretation.
This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analysing data, to reporting the research.
This very practical and clear guide offers step-by-step guidance for using traditional research methods to help improve, validate, and ultimately advance the day-to-day work and purpose of libraries. Beck and Manuel's straight-forward and understandable approach shows how different methodologies, including focus groups, usability tests, action research, transaction analysis, and bibliometrics, can be used to evaluate and enhance library functions.
This concise, practical and accessible introduction to research in nursing provides a "how to" guide to the basics of research and offers an overview of the way research is used in nursing to promote developments in practice, influence policy, enhance care delivery, and improve patient outcomes.
This research text focuses on nursing research as it is used in evidence-based practice, in systematic reviews, and in the development of clinical practice guidelines. Based on an evidence-based practice approach to reading, using, and conducting nursing research.
Easy-to-understand explanations of research and statistical concepts created by created by Dr. Linda M. Woolf, Professor of Psychology at Webster University, for students with no prior statistical knowledge.
This Coursera Specialization covers research methods, design and statistical analysis for social science research questions. You can receive a certificate for $49 by completing all 4 courses and the capstone project, or take the individual courses for free.