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Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

Author: Mary E Kite; Bernard E Whitley, Jr.
Publisher: New York, NY ; Oxon : Routledge, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative research, and integrative literature reviews. The book also includes discussions of diversity issues as they related to  Read more...
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Kite, Mary E.
Principles of Research in Behavioral Science.
New York, NY ; Oxon : Routledge, 2018
(DLC) 2017059125
(OCoLC)1019835809
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Kite; Bernard E Whitley, Jr.
ISBN: 9781315450063 1315450062 9781315450070 1315450070 9781315450056 1315450054 9781315450087 1315450089
OCLC Number: 1037946046
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part Part 1. Introduction --
chapter 1 Behavioral Science --
chapter 2 Research Strategies: An Overview --
chapter 3 The Ethical Treatment of Research Participants --
part Part 2. Foundations of Research --
chapter 4 The Professional and Social Responsibilities of Scientists --
chapter 5 Formulating a Research Question --
chapter 6 Developing a Measurement Strategy --
chapter 7 The Internal Validity of Research --
chapter 8 The External Validity of Research --
part Part 3. Research Designs --
chapter 9 True Experiments --
chapter 10 Field Research --
chapter 11 Correlational Designs --
chapter 12 Factor Analysis, Path Analysis, and Structural Equation Modeling --
chapter 13 The Single-Case Research Strategy --
chapter 14 Qualitative Research and Interviewing / Rachel Kraus --
chapter 15 Survey Research --
chapter 16 Evaluation Research --
part Part 4. Collecting and Interpreting Data --
chapter 17 Data Collection --
chapter 18 Interpreting Research Results --
chapter 19 Literature Reviewing.
Responsibility: Mary E. Kite and Bernard E. Whitley.

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