Introduction To Research: Understanding And Applying Multiple Strategies

Paperback | March 10, 2015

byElizabeth Depoy, Laura N. GitlinEditorElizabeth Depoy

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Bridge the gap between research and practice withIntroduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 5th Edition . This easy-to-read edition covers all the major research design strategies: qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic, experimental-type, and mixed method. And with the text's up-to-date research information and references, you will have a solid foundation from which to critique and understand research designs and their applications to healthcare and human service settings.

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Bridge the gap between research and practice withIntroduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 5th Edition . This easy-to-read edition covers all the major research design strategies: qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic, experimental-type, and mixed method. And with the text's up-to-date research informa...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 10, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032326171X

ISBN - 13:9780323261715

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
1. Research as an Important Way of Knowing
2. Essentials
3. Research Ethics
Part II: Thinking Processes
4. Philosophical Foundations
5. Framing the Problem
6. Developing a Knowledge Base Through Literature and Resources
7. Theory in Research
8. Asking Questions and Posing Queries
9. Language and Thinking Processes
Part III: Design Approaches
10. Experimental-Type Designs
11. Naturalistic Designs
12. Mixed Method Designs
Part V: Action Processes
13. Setting Boundaries
14. Boundary Setting in Experimental-Type Design
15. Boundary Setting in Naturalistic Analysis
16. Boundary Setting in Mixed Methods
17. Collecting Information
18. Collecting Data Through Measurement in Experimental-Type Design
19. Gathering Information in Naturalistic Analysis
20. Preparing and Organizing Data
21. Statistical Analysis for Experimental-Type Research
22. Analysis in Naturalistic Inquiry
23. Sharing Research Knowledge Before the Study
24. Sharing Research Knowledge During and After the Study
Part V: Improving Practice Through Inquiry
25. Reciprocal Roles of Research, Knowledge Development, and Practice
26. Stories from the Field
Appendices
Glossary