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Reading and Understanding Research

3rd Edition

Lawrence F. Locke; Stephen J. Silverman; Waneen Wyrick Spirduso
eISBN-13: 9781483343280

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Ideal for students, novice researchers, or professionals, this indispensable resource serves as a road map for readers who need to analyze and apply research findings. It helps them think critically about the credibility of what they are reading by showing them how to identify problems and develop constructive questions.

Key Features

Assumes no prior knowledge of research proceduresProvides readers with a step-by-step format for decoding the complex language and formats used in reports and reviewsIncludes the most common formats for both quantitative and qualitative inquiryOffers both illustrative examples and powerful training exercisesGives specific attention to strategies for critically appraising reported researchPresents completely updated references as well as an annotated bibliography

Intended Audience

This text is appropriate for both upper-level undergraduate and graduate students across the social sciences enrolled in introductory research courses as well as students in professional preparation programs.

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ISBNs 9781412975742, 9781412975742, 9781412975742, 9781483343280, 9781412993067, 1483343286
Language English
Number of Pages 312
Edition 3rd