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Research methods : designing and conducting research with a real-world focus / Carrie A. Picardi, Kevin D. Masick.

By: Picardi, Carrie A [Author].
Contributor(s): Masick, Kevin D [Author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014Description: xvii, 275 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781452230337 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Research -- Methodology | Psychology -- Research -- Methodology | Perrotis College -- Master of science degreeDDC classification: RES 300.72
Partial contents:
PART I: Foundation of Research Methods - - 1. Introduction to research methods. - 2. Variables, measures, and hypotheses. - 3. Ethical and legal considerations in the research process. - 4. Reliability. - 5 Statistical conclusion and internal validity. - 6. Construct and external validity.
PART II: Research Designs - - 7. Experimental research designs. - 8. Quasi-experimental research designs. - 9. Nonexperimental research designs. - 10. Survey research designs.
PART III: Research Interpretation and Application - - 11. Integration of statistical terminology with validity and statistical analyses. - 12. Generalization of results to field settings. - 13. Bridging the science-practice gap. - 14. Writing a research report.
Summary: This book provides the tools required to conduct relevant, high-quality research in both the classroom and the field. Carrie A. Picardi and Kevin D. Masick - psychologists with expertise in both teaching research methods and applying methods to diverse field setting - offer a unique perspective by integrating current research articles with field-specific scenarios. They draw from research methodology tactics, strategy, and constraints from practitioners across the social sciences and in business. This text effectively bridges the gap between theory and practice by demonstrating how research is done within an organizational setting, and supplies students with relevant, applicable examples to learn from.
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Includes glossary and index.

Bibliography : p. 257-264.

PART I: Foundation of Research Methods - - 1. Introduction to research methods. - 2. Variables, measures, and hypotheses. - 3. Ethical and legal considerations in the research process. - 4. Reliability. - 5 Statistical conclusion and internal validity. - 6. Construct and external validity.

PART II: Research Designs - - 7. Experimental research designs. - 8. Quasi-experimental research designs. - 9. Nonexperimental research designs. - 10. Survey research designs.

PART III: Research Interpretation and Application - - 11. Integration of statistical terminology with validity and statistical analyses. - 12. Generalization of results to field settings. - 13. Bridging the science-practice gap. - 14. Writing a research report.

This book provides the tools required to conduct relevant, high-quality research in both the classroom and the field. Carrie A. Picardi and Kevin D. Masick - psychologists with expertise in both teaching research methods and applying methods to diverse field setting - offer a unique perspective by integrating current research articles with field-specific scenarios. They draw from research methodology tactics, strategy, and constraints from practitioners across the social sciences and in business. This text effectively bridges the gap between theory and practice by demonstrating how research is done within an organizational setting, and supplies students with relevant, applicable examples to learn from.

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