Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Frederick Gravetter
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111342258
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Bestselling statistics author, Fredrick J. Gravetter, and co-author Lori-Ann B. Forzano have written a text for research methods that helps students see how interesting and exciting experimental and non-experimental research can be. Inviting and conversational, RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Fourth Edition, leads students through the research process from start to finish. The text opens with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers an examination of research strategy and design. This step-by-step approach emphasizes the decisions researchers must make at each stage of the process. The authors avoid a cookbook approach to the facts by linking terminology with applied concepts; their lecture in a book style makes the text accessible to students by emphasizing discussion and explanation of topics. Each chapter ends with a set of student exercises and activities. Examples and content throughout the book reflect the most current APA guidelines. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Charles Stangor
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840031976
Release Date: 2010-02-23
Genre: Psychology

Appropriate for social science students, this text offers comprehensive coverage of both experimental and non-experimental methods. The author provides succinct explanations for a full range of methods, including descriptive, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental research designs. Practical tips and applications integrated throughout the text allow students to make real-world connections that encourage them to master the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Gregory J. Privitera
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506326597
Release Date: 2015-12-09
Genre: Psychology

The Second Edition of the award-winning Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences employs a problem-focused approach that fully integrates the decision tree—from choosing a research design to conducting statistical analysis and communicating results. With a conversational, student-friendly writing style, Gregory J. Privitera shows how methods and analysis work together and enable the testing of hypotheses through use of the scientific method. Outstanding pedagogy, current examples, and robust resources empower students to approach their study and application of research methods with confidence.

Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

Author: Bart L. Weathington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119470076
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre: Psychology

A comprehensive introduction to research methods and best practices for designing,conducting, interpreting, and reporting findings This text is designed to develop in students a passion for conducting research and an understanding of the practical value of systematic information- gathering and decision-making. It features step-by-step coverage of the research process including research design, statistical considerations, and guidance on writing up and presenting results. Recognized leaders in the field—authors Bart Weathington, Christopher Cunningham, and David Pittenger—present: Introductions to multiple research designs—including single-participant, multi-group, longitudinal, correlational, and experimental designs—accompanied by examples Bibliographic research and methods for appropriate sampling Identifying, developing, and evaluating reliable and valid approaches to measurement The issues and steps common to all single-factor and multifactor studies, as well as single-subject and nonexperimental methods How to summarize research in writing that conforms to the editorial guidelines of the American Psychological Association A comprehensive review of research methods and the statistical concepts that support them, Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences offers the best techniques for studying behavior and social phenomena.

Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Author: Russell A. Jones
Publisher: Sinauer Associates Incorporated
ISBN: 0878933727
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Social Science

This text acquaints the student with the diverse methods used in the social, psychological and behavioural sciences. The scientific question at hand affects the researcher's choice of methods, and this book helps students develop an appreciation for the sorts of hypotheses and questions that can be most profitably investigated with each method. The text emphasizes that the student needs to be acquainted with a variety of research methods, as there is no single perfect method. Along with the illustrative research in each chapter, the advantages and disadvantages of each method are discussed.

Best Practices in Teaching Statistics and Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Dana S. Dunn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135598310
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Genre: Business & Economics

This book provides a showcase for "best practices" in teaching statistics and research methods in two- and four-year colleges and universities. A helpful resource for teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced statistics and/or methods, the book features coverage of:ways to integrate these courseshow to promote ethical conducthow to create writing intensive programsnovel tools and activities to get students involvedstrategies for teaching online courses and computer applicationsguidance on how to create and maintain helpful web resourcesassessment advice to help demonstrate that students.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Frederick Gravetter
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495509783
Release Date: 2008-01-28
Genre: Psychology

Bestselling statistics author, Fredrick J. Gravetter, and co-author Lori-Ann B. Forzano have written a text for research methods that helps you see how interesting and exciting experimental and non-experimental research can be. Inviting and conversational, RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Third Edition, leads you through the research process from start to finish. The text opens with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers an examination of research strategy and design. This step-by-step approach emphasizes the decisions researchers must make at each stage of the process. The authors avoid a cookbook approach to the facts by linking terminology with applied concepts; their lecture in a book style emphasizes discussion and explanation of topics. Each chapter ends with a set of exercises and activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Science With and Infotrac

Author: Frederick J. Gravetter
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0534549144
Release Date: 2003-12-01
Genre: Psychology

Best-selling statistics author, Fredrick J. Gravetter and co-author Lori-Ann B. Forzano have written a new text for research methods that helps the student see how interesting and exciting experimental and non-experimental research can be. With an inviting and conversational writing style, this text is organized to lead students through the research process from start to finish. RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, First Edition opens with tips and strategies for generating research ideas, moves to selecting measures and participants, and then offers an examination of research strategy and design. This step-by-step approach guides students through the research process, emphasizing the decisions researchers must make at each stage of the process. The authors' avoid a 'cookbook' presentation of facts by linking terminology with applied concepts; their "lecture in a book" approach makes the text accessible to students by emphasizing discussion and explanation of topics.

Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467296137
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

Author: S. K. MANGAL
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120348080
Release Date: 2013-08-22
Genre: Education

The quality and productivity of a research work very much depends on the competency of the researchers. Such competency needs to be generated and nurtured properly among the researchers from the very beginning of their research career. This comprehensive book on research methodology discusses in detail how to carry out research studies in various disciplines of behavioural sciences in an organized manner. The book is meant for the postgraduate students of Education (M.Ed.), Sociology, Psychology and Management. In addition, it will also be useful to research scholars in learning the art of doing qualitative and quantitative research studies in behavioural sciences. Key Features Systematic and logical organization of the subject matter providing step-by-step description of the research methodology for conducting research studies. Extensively illustrated with working examples, diagrams and tables. A comprehensive description of the essential data collection tools employed in quantitative and qualitative research studies, along with their proper construction, standardization and validation. Complete and workable description of the techniques and methods of data analysis used in quantitative and qualitative research studies. A complete chapter devoted to the use of computer technology for the execution of the quantitative and qualitative research studies.