Elements of Inquiry: A Guide for Consumers and Producers of Research

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UPC:
9781884585852
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2009-06-03
Author:
Peter J. Burke
Language:
english
Edition:
1

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Product Overview

Fundamental concepts and rules of research are explained for both consumers and producers of research reports.

The philosophical basis of research is examined and set forth as the foundation of a formal method of inquiry.

Clearly presents guidelines for research and demonstrates their use in the design and improvement of programs.

Provides guidance on what one should do as well as on what one should not to do in conducting research.

Numerous practical examples amply demonstrate the principles presented in this book.

End-of-chapter exercises provide an opportunity to apply the constructs discussed in the chapters.

An Instructors Guide is included with your examination copy.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Beginning

Chapter 1: Research As Inquiry

Chapter 2: Consuming Research

Part II The Rules

Chapter 3: The Theoretical Basis of Research

Chapter 4: The Purpose of the Study

Chapter 5: The Design of the Study

Chapter 6: Know the Evidence

Chapter 7: Know the Evidence Source

Chapter 8: Gather the Evidence

Chapter 9: Review the Evidence

Chapter 10: Display the Findings

Chapter 11: Answer the Question

Chapter 12: Determine Closure

Part III Resources

Chapter 13: Research in Action

Chapter 14: Annotated Bibliography

Glossary

Composite Bibliography

Subject Index

Appendix

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