Understanding the Research Process

The author explores the ways in which research terminology is used, and shows students - how to use specialist research terminology appropriately - how to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate uses of research terminology - how ...

Author: Paul Oliver

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446203422

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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Understanding the Research Process helps students understand the use of specialist vocabulary and terminology of educational and social science research. The author explores the ways in which research terminology is used, and shows students - how to use specialist research terminology appropriately - how to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate uses of research terminology - how to understand the meaning of research terms - how to disseminate research in a style which is clear and easily understood The book is for final year undergraduates and masters students in humanities, education and social science subjects. Paul Oliver is a widely-published author in the fields of education, philosophy and religious studies. He is currently principal lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development, at the University of Huddersfield.

The Research Process

The book emphasises the process of research, and analyses and demonstrates a variety of research methods.

Author: Gary D. Bouma

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: IND:30000092688039

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

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The Research Process 5e is a complete, easy-to-read, and simple-to-apply introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods. Drawing on the strengths of the previous editions, it assumes little previous knowledge of research processes and takes a non-statistical, non-mathematical approach. The book emphasises the process of research, and analyses and demonstrates a variety of research methods. Illustrations and examples are used extensively to explain the fundamental concepts of the research process and to demonstrate its application. Expanded section on qualitative research Examples drawn from a wide range of disciplines Accessible and easy-to-read Includes Internet references and further resources section

The Research Process in Nursing

This book is accompanied by a companion website: www.wiley.com/go/gerrish/research The website includes: Interactive multiple choice questions Key points Web resources The Research Process in Nursing is also available as a Wiley E-Text and ...

Author: Kate Gerrish

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118522561

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Comprehensive and thorough in scope, The Research Process inNursing 7th edition provides everything you could want to knowabout research methods. This established textbook reflects thesignificant advances in nursing research and the importance ofevidence-based practice, and provides an invaluable resource forboth the novice and the more experienced researcher. It includes practical information and advice on: How to find and critique the evidence How to choose the right approach How to collect data How to make sense of the data How to put research into practice Special features: A clear, explicit and easy to understand text which linkstheory with practical steps in the research process. Examples provided allow the reader to apply a variety ofresearch concepts to theoretical learning and professionalpractice. Incorporates chapters, research examples, and policy from arange of international countries, including Canada, Australia, USAand Hong Kong. Provides detailed discussions around each example, whichclearly link theory with practice Easy to read for novice researchers and undergraduate nursingstudents, but at the same time provides sufficient depth and detailto be of value to experienced researchers and practitioners.

Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process

Are such moments always indicative of voicelessness or powerlessness? Or may they also constitute a productive moment in the research encounter? Contributors to this volume were invited to reflect on these questions.

Author: Róisín Ryan-Flood

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134055968

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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Feminist research is informed by a history of breaking silences, of demanding that women’s voices be heard, recorded and included in wider intellectual genealogies and histories. This has led to an emphasis on voice and speaking out in the research endeavour. Moments of secrecy and silence are less often addressed. This gives rise to a number of questions. What are the silences, secrets, omissions and and political consequences of such moments? What particular dilemmas and constraints do they represent or entail? What are their implications for research praxis? Are such moments always indicative of voicelessness or powerlessness? Or may they also constitute a productive moment in the research encounter? Contributors to this volume were invited to reflect on these questions. The resulting chapters are a fascinating collection of insights into the research process, making an important contribution to theoretical and empirical debates about epistemology, subjectivity and identity in research. Researchers often face difficult dilemmas about who to represent and how, what to omit and what to include. This book explores such questions in an important and timely collection of essays from international scholars.

Research Methodology

Written specifically for students with no previous experience of research and research methodology, the Third Edition of Research Methodology breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable steps and ...

Author: Ranjit Kumar

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446244776

Category: Reference

Page: 440

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Written specifically for students with no previous experience of research and research methodology, the Third Edition of Research Methodology breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable steps and provides plenty of examples throughout to link theory to the practice of doing research. The book contains straightforward, practical guidance on: - Formulating a research question - Ethical considerations - Carrying out a literature review - Choosing a research design - Selecting a sample - Collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data - Writing a research report The third edition has been revised and updated to include extended coverage of qualitative research methods in addition to the existing comprehensive coverage of quantitative methods. There are also brand new learning features such as reflective questions throughout the text to help students consolidate their knowledge. The book is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the social sciences embarking on qualitative or quantitative research projects.

Managing the research process

But in reality, people need to fit research in with all their other commitments. This e-book is full of practical hints and tips to show you how to manage research alongside work, family, and social life.

Author: Kara, Helen

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781447315896

Category:

Page: 76

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How-to books often treat research as if it exists in isolation. But in reality, people need to fit research in with all their other commitments. This e-book is full of practical hints and tips to show you how to manage research alongside work, family, and social life.

The Research Process in Sport Exercise and Health

In this book, a team of successful researchers from across the full range of sub-disciplines in sport, exercise and health discuss real pieces of research, describing the processes they went through, the decisions that they made, the ...

Author: Rich Neil

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136455797

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 266

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What are the challenges and potential pitfalls of real research? What decision-making process is followed by successful researchers? The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health fills an important gap in the research methods literature. Conventional research methods textbooks focus on theory and descriptions of hypothetical techniques, while the peer-reviewed research literature is mainly concerned with discussion of data and the significance of results. In this book, a team of successful researchers from across the full range of sub-disciplines in sport, exercise and health discuss real pieces of research, describing the processes they went through, the decisions that they made, the problems they encountered and the things they would have done differently. As a result, the book goes further than any other in bringing the research process to life, helping students identify potential issues and problems with their own research right at the beginning of the process. The book covers the whole span of the research process, including: identifying the research problem justifying the research question choosing an appropriate method data collection and analysis identifying a study’s contribution to knowledge and/or applied practice disseminating results. Featuring real-world studies from sport psychology, biomechanics, sports coaching, ethics in sport, sports marketing, health studies, sport sociology, performance analysis, and strength and conditioning, the book is an essential companion for research methods courses or dissertations on any sport or exercise degree programme.

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management

All of you, then, are affected by research: both generally as consumers and
specifically in your particular fields of study. With that in mind, this text gives you a
systematic overview of basic research methods and statistics to help you develop
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Author: Damon P. S. Andrew

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9781492574910

Category: Sports administration

Page: 376

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Research Methods and Design in Sport Management, Second Edition, explains research design, implementation, and assessment criteria with a focus on procedures unique to the discipline of sport management.

Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods

This chapter included a basic introduction to research methods in the field of
criminal justice, focusing on the more prominent terminology and important
distinctions between research methods that you can use to identify the most
appropriate ...

Author: Wesley G. Jennings

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781543800258

Category: Law

Page: 230

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This concise text introduces students to the fundamental methodologies of research in criminology and criminal justice, with an emphasis on the application of research methods directly relevant to the real world of criminal justice. By using storytelling that draws on actual field experiences to engage students’ interest, Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods, Second Edition takes a unique approach compared to other textbooks on the market. Regardless of students’ career goals, this text engages their interest while imparting current information on and approaches to the most important and useful criminological and criminal justice research methods. New to the Second Edition: Explanation of mixed-methods research Presentation of propensity score matching Discussion of the Philadelphia Birth Cohort Studies Introduction of the terms “legacy rape” and “revised rape” Updated discussion of computer-assisted personal (or programmed) interviewing (CAPI) and new discussion of Smart-Phone Based Surveys or Ecological Momentary Assessments (EMAs) Revised discussion of informed consent Updated scholarly references throughout (reflecting the latest studies) Greatly expanded presentation of types of qualitative studies Professors and students will benefit from: Text that engages students and makes material accessible through concise writing and structure A comprehensive, carefully sequenced approach to understanding, evaluating, and conducting criminological and criminal justice research Research methodology and skills that are made available and meaningful to those students intending to conduct their own research as well as to those seeking pragmatic, up-to-date knowledge of the developments in the field Emphasis on ethical methods and use of research An active exploration of the intersection of criminological theory and research methods Coverage of methodological failures as well as successes to stimulate student discussion and understanding of the topic’s importance and nuances

Creative Research Methods

research and art is cyclical: 'I think, analyze, dissect, and write, and this leads to
an idea that becomes an art piece ... in the making of the art piece, I am also
thinking, analyzing, dissecting, and creating a new interpretation. This process
and its ...

Author: Helen Kara

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781447356745

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Written in an accessible, practical and jargon-free style, this useful book informs and inspires researchers by showing readers why, when, and how to use creative methods in their research.

The Research Process A Complete Guide and Reference for Writers

The text - along with the dedicated website and free student CD-ROM - provides exceptional guidance on writing substantive research papers using print and electronic sources and emphasizes the enjoyment and rewards that research writing ...

Author: Martin Maner

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: 0767411390

Category: Reference

Page: 386

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The Research Process explains, models, and analyzes the recursive process of conducting research and writing research papers. The text - along with the dedicated website and free student CD-ROM - provides exceptional guidance on writing substantive research papers using print and electronic sources and emphasizes the enjoyment and rewards that research writing offers.

Essentials of Public Health Research Methods

What Type of Research Has Immediate and Direct Implications for ... Of course,
this answer will be a matter of degree, meaning that you will have insights and
ideas as to the answer, but during the research process, you may also come
across ...

Author: Ralph J. DiClemente

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781284175462

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 325

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"The Essentials of Public Health series has proven successful. A need exists for a Research Methods volume that is also targeted for the undergraduate audience. This title appeals to a more narrowly defined segment of students (undergraduates in schools of public health) thus providing a greater match with the needs of these students"--Provided by publisher.

Transforming Research Methods in the Social Sciences

grounded theory may be a good research method to utilise since the outcome of
such an investigation would be the production of a theory regarding the
phenomenon. This is particularly useful for certain levels of postgraduate study
where ...

Author: Angelo Flynn

Publisher: Wits University Press

ISBN: 9781776144600

Category: Political Science

Page: 528

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Social science researchers in the global South, and in South Africa particularly, utilise research methods in innovative ways in order to respond to contexts characterised by diversity, racial and political tensions, socioeconomic disparities and gender inequalities. These methods often remain undocumented – a gap that this book starts to address. Written by experts from various methodological fields, Transforming Research Methods in the Social Sciences is a comprehensive collation of original essays and cutting-edge research that demonstrates the variety of novel techniques and research methods available to researchers responding to these context-bound issues. It is particularly relevant for study and research in the fields of applied psychology, sociology, ethnography, biography and anthropology. In addition to their unique combination of conceptual and application issues, the chapters also include discussions on ethical considerations relevant to the method in similar global South contexts. Transforming Research Methods in the Social Sciences has much to offer to researchers, professionals and others involved in social science research both locally and internationally.

Research Methodology

About the Book: This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and efforts have been made to enhance the usefulness of the book.

Author: C. R. Kothari

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122415223

Category: Analysis of covariance

Page: 401

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About the Book: This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and efforts have been made to enhance the usefulness of the book. In this edition a new chapter The Computer: Its Role in Research have been added keeping in view of the fact tha

Research Methodology

This book is the outcome of a long felt desire to have a very simple book for the research students of Social Sciences (Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Public Adminstration, etc.).

Author: M Girija

Publisher: S. Chand Publishing

ISBN: 8121922208

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

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This book is the outcome of a long felt desire to have a very simple book for the research students of Social Sciences (Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Public Adminstration, etc.).

Research Methodology Concepts and Cases

This book makes no presumptions and can be used with confidence and conviction by both students and experienced managers who need to make business sense of the data and information that is culled out through research groups.

Author: Deepak Chawla & Neena Sodhi

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 9788125952053

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 670

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RESEARCH METHODOLOGY CONCEPT AND CASES provides a comprehensive and stepwise understanding of the research process with a balanced blend of theory, techniques and Indian illustrations from a wide cross-section of business areas. This book makes no presumptions and can be used with confidence and conviction by both students and experienced managers who need to make business sense of the data and information that is culled out through research groups. The conceptual base has been provided in comprehensive, yet simplistic detail, addressing even the minutest explanations required by the reader. The language maintains a careful balance between technical know-how and business jargon. Every chapter is profusely illustrated with business problems related to all domains—marketing, finance, human resource and operations. Thus, no matter what the interest area may be, the universal and adaptable nature of the research process is concisely demonstrated.

The Research Process in Nursing Fourth Edition

Author: Desmond Cormack

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 0632051582

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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During the 90s, there was a phenomenal increase in the number of nursing research projects and published findings, and research is expected to increase even further in the new millennium. The new edition of The Research Process in Nursing will continue to inform and support the growing band of researchers. The original inspiration for this book came from the recognized need for all nurses, midwives, health visitors and related health care professionals, to become knowledgeable about the application of research to their specialist areas. This applies equally to clinicians, educators and managers. The new edition of The Research Process in Nursing builds on the success of the previous editions. It continues to provide a comprehensive and practical guide to the stages involved in research. Taking a clear and direct approach, this book can be used by those who need to read and understand research findings, and by those who undertake supervised research projects. Throughout the book, the reader is assisted in applying knowledge to his or her relevant discipline. This successful and widely acknowledged book has been extensively revised and updated, and considerably expanded, to reflect developments and advances in research. p>Key features include: *New chapters on validity and reliability, single case study and longitudinal research *A standard text for a wide range of nursing and health care courses. *Written by a team of internationally recognized teachers and practitioners. This book is a standard textbook for student nurses looking to read, understand and apply research findings. A range of qualified nurses use this text to guide them through research studies. And, it is directly relevant for nurses, midwives, health visitors, district nurses, and hospital and community nurses of all specialities. Because the research process is the same irrespective of the discipline studied, other health care groups such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacologists and podiatrists will also find this book of value.

Fundamentals of Research Methodology for Health Care Professionals

Each step of the research process is explained and illustrated with examples from practice. This revised second edition also has expanded sections on clinical research methods, action research, Web resources, and current scenarios.

Author: Hilla Brink

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 0702166804

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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An introduction to research methodology, this textbook contains conceptual and nontechnical descriptions of the methods used by researchers in medical experimentation. Each step of the research process is explained and illustrated with examples from practice. This revised second edition also has expanded sections on clinical research methods, action research, Web resources, and current scenarios.

Teaching the Library Research Process

A complete instructional program for introducing students to the process of library research, with ready-to-use activities and worksheets. Cloth edition [0-8108-2723-9] published in 1994. Paperback edition available April 2002.

Author: Carol Collier Kuhlthau

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9781461671626

Category: Education

Page: 204

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A complete instructional program for introducing students to the process of library research, with ready-to-use activities and worksheets. Cloth edition [0-8108-2723-9] published in 1994. Paperback edition available April 2002.