The 39 research articles in this collection illustrate a wide variety of models for both quantitative and qualitative nursing research.
The lines in each article are sequentially numbered, which facilitates classroom discussions by allowing professors and students to pinpoint specific parts of an article.
The articles have been carefully selected for use with students who are just beginning their study of research methods. The difficulty level will challenge but not overwhelm.
Factual Questions at the end of each article draw students attention to methodologically important points.
Questions for Discussion request students opinions on unique aspects of each article.
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The research articles are classified under these major headings: nonexperimental quantitative research
true experimental research
combined qualitative and quantitative research
test reliability and validity research
The articles have been drawn from a wide variety of journals such as: Behavior Modification
Computers in Nursing
Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Health Education & Behavior
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Journal for Nurses in Staff Development
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Journal of Nursing Care Quality
Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Journal of Research in Nursing
Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses
Public Health Nursing
Research in Nursing & Health
The Journal of Nursing Administration
Western Journal of Nursing Research