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Exploring Research: International Edition by Neil J. Salkind

This best-selling text focuses on presenting the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and personable manner. While the basic structure of the edition remains the same, there have been some significant improvements brought about to this edition including: increased emphasis on electronic searching including specical coverage on how to use Google, coverage of bibliographic tools including PsychInfo, the inclusion of developmental research models in the chapter on quasi-experimental methods, coverage of multiple baseline designs, and introduction to SPSS 13.0, and an all new instructor's test bank.

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Table of Contents

1. The Role and Importance of Research.

2. The Research Process: Coming to Terms.

3. Selecting a Problem and Reviewing the Research.

4. Sampling and Generalizability.

5. Measurement, Reliability, and Validity.

6. Methods of Measuring Behavior.

7. Data Collection and Descriptive Statistics.

8. Introducing Inferential Statistics.

9. Nonexperimental Research: Descriptive and Correlational Methods.

10. Nonexperimental Research: Qualitative Methods.

11. Pre- and True Experimental Research Methods.

12. Quasi-Experimental Research : A Close Cousin to True Experimental Research.

13. Writing a Research Proposal.

14. Writing a Research Manuscript.

Appendix A: An Introduction to SPSS 13.x.

Appendix B: Sample Data Set

Appendix C: Answers to Exercises.




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Exploring Research: International Edition by Neil J. Salkind
Neil J. Salkind
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Pearson Education (US)
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