DOING A SUCCESSFUL RESEARCH PROJECT
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
2ND REVISED EDITION
11 MAR 2014
Doing a Successful Research Project 2e gives students the knowledge, self-discipline and confidence to carry out their first research project. Describing processes, tools and strategies in a simple, succinct way, it guides the reader carefully through the planning and design stages, to implementation, analysis and completion.
PART I: PLANNING YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT 1. So You're Going to do a Research Project 2. Let's Make a Start 3. Preparing for a Successful Research Project PART II: QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH 4. The Principles of Sampling 5. Carrying Out Your Survey 6. Questionnaires 7. The Art and Science of Survey Interviewing 8. Analysing Your Survey Data 9. Testing for Statistical Significance: Into More Complex Territory 10. A Quantitative Researcher's Briefing Sheet PART III: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 11. Studying a Small Sample 12. Qualitative Research Reviewing 13. There is More to Qualitative Research than Interviewing 14. Analysing Qualitative Data 15. A Qualitative Researcher's Briefing Sheet PART IV: THE LAST LAP 16. Writing Your Report Bibliography Index