Clinical Research in Allied Health and Special Education

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Singular Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1996 - Medical - 482 pages
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This remarkable text helps readers analyze and design a research study. It presents a comprehensive approach to quantitative and qualitative research and includes step-by-step procedures in parametric and nonparametric statistics. A new chapter, Scientific Writing and Thesis Preparation, guides readers in preparing an original research proposal. Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist, OT

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Contents

A Short History of the Scientific Method in Medicine
1
The Scientific Method
35
Eight Research Models
51
Copyright

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Franklin Stein is Professor Emeritus of Occupational Therapy at the University of South Dakota and founding editor of Occupational Therapy International. Prior to coming to the University of South Dakota he was the Director of the School of Medical Rehabilitation at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, Director of the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and Associate Professor, Graduate Division at Sargent College, Boston University. He is the co-author of several textbooks and has written over 50 articles in journals and books related to rehabilitation and psychosocial research. He has presented more than a hundred seminars, workshops, institutes, short courses and research papers at national and international conferences.

Susan K. Cutler, Ph.D., NCSP, ABSNP, received a Ph.D. in special education with a minor in neuropsychology from the University of New Mexico in 1993. Although she has recently retired from teaching at the university level, she will continue to work in private practice as a school psychologist. At present, she assesses students in an Ojibwe tribal school and at charter schools in Northern Minnesota. She holds national certification in school psychology and is pursuing further training in the field of school neuropsychology. Dr. Cutler is a national and international conference speaker in the field of special education, and assessment. Her focus is on helping parents and teachers use formal and informal assessment to develop appropriate educational programs and interventions for students who struggle in school. She has co-authored three books with Frank Stein.

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