Practical Research: Planning and Design

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Written in uncommonly engaging and elegant prose, Practical Research:  Planning and Design is a "do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself” manual designed to help students in any discipline understand the fundamental structure of quality research and the methodical process that leads to valid and reliable results.   The authors emphasize two things: 1) that quality research demands planning and design; and, 2) how research projects can be executed effectively and professionally.

 
This text guides the reader, step-by-step, from the selection of a problem, through the process of conducting authentic research, to the preparation of a completed report, with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework and sound pedagogy.  With broad coverage applicable to any discipline, Practical Research is valuable to students planning to conduct their own research projects as well as to anyone wanting to participate in thoughtful, methodical evaluation of published research reports.

 

NOTE: This is the standalone book, if you want the Book and Access Card order the ISBN below:

 

0132893614 / 9780132893619 Practical Research: Planning and Design Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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"I wanted to thank you (and Dr. Leedy) for Practical Research!

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You have produced the BEST text ever on practical research AND writing a dissertation.

Not only will your work help graduate students understand and navigate the research process, it will also streamline the entire dissertation journey and ease the load for my committee members."

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Practical Research is a comprehensive and practical guide to research methodology.¿ Suited for self-instruction, this easy-to-read manual guides the beginning researcher, step by step, through the entire research process with practical suggestions. This “do-it-yourself, understand-it-yourself” approach is designed to help research students understand the fundamental structure of quality research in any discipline including:

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Accounting • Agriculture • Anthropology • Architecture • Art Education • Behavioral Research • Biology • Business Administration • Business Communication • Business Education • Business Law • Chemistry • Child and Family Studies • Civil/Construction Technology • Clothing and Textiles • Communications • Computer Information Systems • Counseling • Criminal Justice • Criminology • Decision Science • Economics • Education • Electronic Technology • English • Environmental Technology • Foods and Nutrition • Foreign Languages • Geography • Geology/Oceanography • Government • Health Sciences • History • Hospitality Careers • Insurance • Journalism • Library Science • Literature • Management • Marketing • Mathematics • Mechanical/Industrial Technology • Minority Studies • Music/Musicology • Nursing • Nutrition • Philosophy • Physical Education • Physics/Astronomy • Political Science • Psychology • Real Estate • Religion • Sociology • Social Work • Speech/Speech Therapy • Taxation • Technical Trades • Theater • Theology • Urban Studies

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