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Title A Gentle Guide To Research Methods
Author Rugg, Gordon
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release 2006-11-01
Category Education
Total Pages 238
ISBN 0335219276
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Many students are unaware of how to get the most out of their research, whether in career terms or in terms of asking good research questions. This book addresses this issue, as well as dealing with how to move from the big picture to a specific research question.

Title Using Statistics A Gentle Introduction
Author Rugg, Gordon
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release 2007-10-01
Category Education
Total Pages 137
ISBN 0335222188
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

An introduction to statistics covers the concepts measurement theory, descriptive statistics, knowlege reprensentation, probability theory, correlations, and parametric statistics.

Title Research Methods in Human Resource Management
Author Valerie Anderson
Publisher Kogan Page Publishers
Release 2013-04-24
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 456
ISBN 1843983540
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Fully mapped to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced module on Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective, Research Methods in Human Resource Management is a key resource for anyone undertaking a research report. It covers the planning and execution of HRM research projects, from investigating and researching HR issues to designing and implementing research and then evaluating and reviewing the results. Filled with international examples to provide a global perspective, this fully updated 3rd edition of Research Methods in Human Resource Management balances theoretical frameworks and practical guidance. It includes increased attention to methodology issues, more real-life examples and a discussion of ethics in line with current research and practice. 'Review and Reflect' sections at the end of each chapter help apply learning to personal experience and professional development, and multiple-choice questions and a glossary of terms help students understand the key concepts. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and annotated web links.

Title Research Methods in Educational Leadership and Management
Author Ann R J Briggs
Publisher SAGE
Release 2012-04-12
Category Education
Total Pages 448
ISBN 144626047X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This classic guide continues to be the leading Research Methods text that specifically deals with Educational Leadership and Management. The collection boasts an array of high-profile international expert contributors, covering a wide range of specialisms, emphasising the importance of the critically engaged practitioner. Accessible and user-friendly, this edition has been fully revised and updated to take full account of online research. It features new authors, more case studies and examples, and brand new chapters on: - research Design - grounded research - ethnography - discourse analysis - narrative / Life history - student voice Whether you are postgraduate, an academic, or a practitioner researcher, if you are investigating Research Methods, Leadership & Management or Educational Research, this is the book you will need.

Title A Dictionary of Research Methodology and Statistics in Applied Linguistics
Author Hossein Tavakoli
Publisher Rahnama Press
Release 2012-05-19
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 753
ISBN 9643675084
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

'A dictionary of research methodology and statistics in applied linguistics' is a reference guide which offers an authoritative and comprehensive overview of key terms and concepts in the areas of research and statistics as concerns the field of applied linguistics. The volume is intended as a resource to delineate the meaning and use of various concepts, approaches, methods, designs, techniques, tools, types, and processes of applied linguistics research in an efficient and accessible style. Some entries relating to statistical aspects of research are also used so as to help the researcher in the successful formulation, analysis, and execution of the research design and carry the same towards its logical end. This book makes use of approximately 2000 entries on the key concepts and issues of research with cross references where necessary. This volume is designed to appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, lecturers, practitioners, researchers, consultants, and consumers of information across the field of applied linguistics and other related disciplines.

Title EBOOK DOING YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT A GUIDE FOR FIRST TIME RESEARCHERS
Author Judith Bell
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release 2018-06-08
Category Education
Total Pages 360
ISBN 0335243398
Language English, Spanish, and French
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*Interested in purchasing Doing Your Research Project as a SmartBook? Visit https://connect2.mheducation.com/join/?c=bellwaters7e to register for access today* Step-by-step advice on completing an outstanding research project. This is the market-leading book for anyone conducting a research project, whether for the first time or as an experienced researcher honing their skills. Clear, concise and readable, this bestselling resource provides a practical, step-by-step guide from initial concept to completion of your research report. Thoroughly updated but retaining its well-loved style, this seventh edition provides: • A brand new first chapter outlining what it means to carry out research, the responsibilities of the researcher, the research journey, and the 'intentional' and 'unintentional' roles of a researcher. • An extensive update to chapter nine on using social media in research, to include ethical considerations and how the researcher can use and reference information collected via these platforms and create collaborative connections. • An online review of the latest tools for collecting and analysing both quantitative and qualitative data gathered from social media sites, such as Survey Monkey and Google Forms. • Further coverage on how to protect research participants, including advice from the NHS on how to conduct research in health-based settings. • More detailed coverage of how to conduct effective online literature searches, not only using Google but also other research-based search engines such as PubMed and professionally-focussed sites. • To support your learning, questions at the end of each chapter, which prompt you to reflect on your research journey. This practical, no-nonsense guide is vital reading for all those embarking on undergraduate or postgraduate study, irrespective of discipline, and for professionals in such fields as social science, education and health. 'The latest edition provides extensive coverage of all that a research student might need to know. The expanse of the topics covered enables this book to be indispensable to a great range of students, not only at different levels of study but also in a variety of disciplines. Bell and Waters present an honest and practical look at a daunting academic undertaking and provide the student with a resource that is currently has no parallel. This new edition brings the text up to date with a look at some of the more creative approaches the research project might take and challenges students to think before making research decisions.' Dr Susan Schutz PhD, MSc, RNT, RGN, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK

The Research Companion by Petra M. Boynton

Title The Research Companion
Author Petra M. Boynton
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Release 2016-10-04
Category Social Science
Total Pages 290
ISBN 1317422546
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and development. It covers the behind-the-scenes essentials you need to run an effective and ethical piece of research and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. It addresses each stage of the research process from thinking of a research idea, through to managing, monitoring, completing and reporting your project, and working effectively and safely with participants and colleagues. As well as covering theoretical issues in research, the book is full of links to other resources and contains practical tips and stories from researchers at all levels. This new edition is fully updated to reflect shifts in funding structures, open access, and online developments and has a link to a blog and friendly online community for readers to connect with diverse researchers all sharing experiences and offering practical advice. The Research Companion brings hard-earned lessons from the real world to offer invaluable guidance to all students of the social and health sciences, from those just beginning their first research project, to experienced researchers and practitioners. It will be instrumental in raising readers’ competence levels and making their research more accurate, ethical, and productive.

Title Doing Your Research Project A Guide For First Time Researchers
Author Bell, Judith
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release 2014-08-01
Category Education
Total Pages 320
ISBN 0335264468
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Doing your Research Project is the market leading book for students across the social sciences conducting small scale research projects.

How to Research by Loraine Blaxter

Title How to Research
Author Loraine Blaxter
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release 2010-09-16
Category Study Aids
Total Pages 400
ISBN 0335238696
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

How to Research is a clear and accessible guide to the business of doing a research project. It systematically takes the reader through from the planning to the writing up and finishing off. The new edition of this book will include: -Expanded section on methodology -Expanded section on Literature Reviews -Inclusion of a glossary

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