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Counseling research : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods

Author: Carl Sheperis; J Scott Young; M Harry Daniels
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2017]
Series: The Merrill counseling series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The text introduces reader to the basics of how to do research-from formulating a problem, doing a literature review, selecting a design, collecting and analyzing data, through reporting results. It also provides readers with the information they need to become intelligent consumers of published research. Covering a broad range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs, as well as action research and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sheperis; J Scott Young; M Harry Daniels
ISBN: 9780134025094 0134025091 9780134442549 0134442547
OCLC Number: 928751002
Description: xxii, 409 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Contemporary issues in counseling research / Carl J. Sheperis --
Ethical consideration in the practice of research / Kelly L. Wester and Erik Hines --
Reviewing the literature / Donna S. Sheperis and Michelle Perepiczka --
Methodological issues / Julia L. Whisenhunt and Mary Alice Varga --
Basic statistical concepts and descriptive statistics / Laura K. Jones --
Experimental designs / A. Stephen Lenz --
Predictive designs / Carl J. Sheperis, Joshua C. Watson and Laura Haddock --
Single-case research designs / Edina L. Renfro-Michel and A. Stephen Lenz --
Case study research / Cheryl Pence Wolf, M. Harry Daniels, and Eric S. Thompson --
Grounded theory methodology / Matthew R. Buckley --
Phenomenological designs: the philosophy of phenomenological research / J. Scott Young --
Narrative research: interpreting lived experience / Kylie Dotson Blake --
An overview of survey research / J. Scott Young --
Mixed method designs / Carl J. Sheperis and April Heiselt --
Action research / Eric S. Thompson, Cheryl Pence Wolf, and M. Harry Daniels --
Program evaluation / M. Harry Daniels, Eric S. Thompson, and Cheryl Pence Wolf --
Data management and data analysis software / Rebecca K. Frels --
Developing a research report / Craig S. Cashwell and Kerrie K. Fuenfhausen --
Appendixes: A. Preamble and research section of the American Counseling Association code of ethics 2014 --
B. Sample research paper.
Series Title: The Merrill counseling series
Responsibility: Carl J. Sheperis, Lamar University, J. Scott Young, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, M. Harry Daniels, University of Florida.

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The text introduces reader to the basics of how to do research-from formulating a problem, doing a literature review, selecting a design, collecting and analyzing data, through reporting results. It also provides readers with the information they need to become intelligent consumers of published research. Covering a broad range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods designs, as well as action research and program evaluation, the text presents the most common types of research used in the field of counseling.

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