A Practical Guide to Academic Research

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Education - 167 pages
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Covering the practical aspects of research in a user-friendly and comprehensive manner, this research tool has valuable advice for researchers and academics on: obtaining funding and access to conduct research, research methodologies, using literature sources, researching within organizations, and getting published. This practical book will prove ideal for all research students and academic staff - especially those researching in the fields of education and the social sciences.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Obtaining Funding and Access to Conduct Research
17
Research Methodologies
28
Data Collection
40
The Presentation and Analysis of Data
58
Using Literature Sources
80
Research and Organizations
102
Quality Improvement and Research in Organizations
115
The Computer and Research
136
Writing the Final Report and Getting the Work Published
144
References
155
Further reading
161
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