Empowerment Series Essential Research Methods for Social Work

That within-group effect size could then be compared to the within-group effect sizes in the experimental studies that ... (2014) regarding a preexperimental study of an agency's adaptation of an RSI called problem-solving tools therapy ...

Author: Allen Rubin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305480506

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

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Rubin and Babbie's ESSENTIAL RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK provides students with a concise introduction to research methods that offers illustrations and applications specific to the field, as well as a constant focus on the utility of social work research in social work practice. Outlines, introductions, boxed features, chapter endings with main points, review questions and exercises, and Internet exercises provide students with the information and practice they need to succeed in the course. Part of the Cengage Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the current Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Skills for Management Research

Therefore, manual interviewing is the best approach for management researchers, unless a large survey makes computer-based interviews ... There are two essential tools for interviewing: an interview script and a pre-prepared blank grid.

Author: David Partington

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446227664

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

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Essential Skills for Management Research provides an authoritative overview of research methodology for both students and professional researchers in management. Based on management research methods course needs, and written by expert academics in the field, this book is informed by the requirements of students, professionals and lecturers in management research. Essential Skills for Management Research places emphasis on the more practical concerns of management researchers, focusing on the detail of developing and applying particular sets of research skills. In addition, the book gives straight-forward advice on how to: - develop a systematic methodology - learn to be a successful writer - acknowledge the individual in the researcher Essential Skills for Management Research arose from the growing need to address the practical concerns of students in undertaking research that is relevant to management practice. The book develops tangible skills and will be an invaluable guide for management researchers and students at postgraduate and MBA levels.

Research in Education

Instructor's Manual : 1 , Student Workbook : II . ... ED 078 256 A Guide to Professional Development Opportunities for College and University Administrators . ... ED 071 360 Leader's Guide for Essentials of ...



ISBN: UFL:31262083003649

Category: Education


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Career Technical Education

Essential Tools. Increasing Rates of School Completion: Moving from Policy and Research to Practice, A Manual for Policymakers, Administrators and ... “One Third of the Nation: Rising Dropout Rates and Declining Opportunities.

Author: Daniel W. Hancock

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9781437916379


Page: 82

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An estimated 30% of California's entering 9th graders do not finish high school. In L.A. County the dropout rate, estimated at 55%, is higher than the graduation rate. The current focus on career tech. ed. (CTE) is a measure of the intensity of the search for solutions. CTE -- with its real world relevance and project-based learning -- is a way to engage students in education that is different than a purely academic approach. This study of CTE found encouraging evidence that CTE -- in its modern, academically demanding form -- can deliver an alternative approach to learning that can keep students engaged, help improve grade point averages and prepare students for both the work world and higher education. Illustrations.

Metadata and Semantic Research

functionalities of a DL, could offer a set of tools that a researcher might use on a document corpus according to ... Researchers are used to work with “paper” books; during their job, they usually take manual notes and highlight the ...

Author: Emmanouel Garoufallou

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030365998

Category: Computers

Page: 460

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research, MTSR 2019, held in Rome, Italy, in October 2019. The 27 full and 15 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 96 submissions. The papers are organized in the following tracks: metadata and semantics for digital libraries, information retrieval, big, linked, social and open data; metadata and semantics for agriculture, food, and environment; digital humanities and digital curation; cultural collections and applications; european and national projects; metadata, identifiers and semantics in decentralized applications, blockchains and P2P systems.

A Manual of Essential Tools and Opportunities in Research

This useful guide focuses on practical considerations, rather than theory alone, and covers the whole gamut of the research process. Topics covered include FINER framework, economics and cost-effectiveness, and data visualization.

Author: Karthik Balachandran

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128131848

Category: Science

Page: 150

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A Manual of Essential Tools and Opportunities in Research outlines the steps necessary to conduct research and successfully complete it. This useful guide focuses on practical considerations, rather than theory alone, and covers the whole gamut of the research process. Topics covered include FINER framework, economics and cost-effectiveness, and data visualization. The book is a valuable resource for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, early independent researchers and clinical researchers across the biomedical and life sciences. Offers tips on how to conduct research and implement frugal innovation in developing countries Provides a handy compilation of useful resources for everyday research tasks Includes guidance on choosing software Highlights strategies for overcoming potential research pitfalls

Energy Research Abstracts

Radioactive materials have become essential tools in much of the research conducted in the biological and medical sciences . Procedures documented in this manual are only examples of the numerous applications of radioactive materials in ...



ISBN: MINN:30000006323541

Category: Power resources


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International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors 3 Volume Set

This will decrease the number of motions he must make , and make the necessary motions shorter and less fatiguing ” ( p . ... Task analysis is a robust and powerful tool that enables ergonomists to study manual work ( and many other ...

Author: Informa Healthcare

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0748408479

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1980

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The first encyclopaedic source in this interdisciplinary field. This is a unique professional reference available in either three hardback volumes or CDROM.

Preventing and Managing Disabling Injury at Work

Workshop evaluations suggest that case-based workshops using the WorkReady tool-kit are an effective way of engaging ... a facilitator's manual detailing the key activities necessary for effective conduction of a Work-Ready workshop, ...

Author: Terrence Sullivan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482288179

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Work-related disability is an increasingly important issue to organizations, in terms of cost, competitiveness, and social and ethical issues. Changes in the nature of disability arising from the evolution of work calls for a new approach to this understudied topic. Significant developments have taken place in linking injury events with sub