Exploring Research. Neil J. The fifth edition of Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods in a friendly, approachable writing style. The book explores the use of electronic sources as means to enhance research skills, includes discussions about scientific methods, and the most common types of research in the social and behavioral sciences. Coverage of the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, and the measurement process provides an exhaustive resource for readers seeking to further their research skills. The book also describes how to collect and analyze data, and provides thorough instruction on how to prepare and write a research proposal and manuscript.
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Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods through a friendly, approachable writing style. Salkind describes how to collect and analyze data and provides thorough instruction on how to prepare and write a research proposal and manuscript.
The text explores the use of electronic sources the Internet as a means to enhance research skills and includes discussions about scientific methods. The most common types of research models in the social and behavioral sciences are incorporated, including qualitative methods. Salkind covers the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, as well as a discussion of the measurement process. Personalize Learning - MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit: www. VP: Neil J. Salkind received his Ph. His early interests were in the area of children's cognitive development. After researching in the areas of cognitive style and what was then known as hyperactivity, he became a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina's Bush Center for Child and Family Policy.
His work then changed directions and focused on child and family policy, specifically the impact of alternative forms of public support on various child and family outcomes. He has edited several encyclopedias including the Encyclopedia of Human Development , the Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics , and the recently published Encyclopedia of Research Design.
He was the editor of Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography for 13 years and lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where he likes to read, swim with the River City Sharks, bake brownies, and poke around old Volvos and old houses.
Exploring Research. Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way. Salkind's Exploring Research, 8th edition makes research methods accessible for students. Improve Critical Thinking -- "What You'll Learn about in This Chapter" helps students organize and understand the material to be covered within the chapter.
Resources in the text and online help students master the process of writing a research paper. Explore Research -- Discussions of the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, and the measurement process make research exploration accessible to students.
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