Exploring Research (Paperback)

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Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way.

Salkind’s Exploring Research, 8th edition makes research method...

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Neil J. Salkind received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Human Development, and after teaching for 35 years at the University of Kansas, he remains as a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education where he continues to collaborate with colleagues and work with students. His early interests were in the area of children's cognitive development. After researching in the areas of cognitive style and (what was then known as) hyperactivity, he became a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina's Bush Center for Child and Family Policy. His work then changed directions and focused on child and family policy, specifically the impact of alternative forms of public support on various child and family outcomes. He has over 150 professional papers and presentations, has written over 100 trade and textbooks, and is the author ofStatistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics (Sage), Theories of Human Development(Sage), and Exploring Research. He has edited several encyclopedias including theEncyclopedia of Human Development, the Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics, and the recently publishedEncyclopedia of Research Design. He was the editor of Child Development Abstractsand Bibliography for 13 years and lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where he likes to read, swim with the River City Sharks, bake brownies, and poke around old Volvos and old houses.

Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way.

Salkind’s Exploring Research, 8th edition makes research methods accessible for students.

Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods through a friendly, approachable writing style. Salkind describes how to collect and analyze data and provides thorough instruction on how to prepare and write a research proposal and manuscript. The text explores the use of electronic sources (the Internet) as a means to enhance research skills and includes discussions about scientific methods. The most common types of research models in the social and behavioral sciences are incorporated, including qualitative methods. Salkind covers the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, as well as a discussion of the measurement process .

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ISBN 9780205093816
Genre PSYCHOLOGY / Research & Methodology
Format Paperback
Pages 407
Publisher Date 2011-07-16 00:00:00.0
Publisher Pearson College Div
Copyright Year 2012
Height 1.75 in
Wdth 8.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.82 lb
Language English
Edition Number 8
Audience College/higher education
Authors Salkind, Neil J.

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